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International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


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Relationship between depression and lung function in the general population in Korea: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Park Y, Jung JY, Kim YS, Chung KS, Song JH, Kim SY, Kim EY, Kang YA, Park MS, Chang J, Leem AY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2207-2213

Published Date: 18 July 2018

The association between daily exacerbation symptoms and physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Crook S, Büsching G, Keusch S, Wieser S, Turk A, Frey M, Puhan MA, Frei A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2199-2206

Published Date: 18 July 2018

Altered community compositions of Proteobacteria in adults with bronchiectasis

Guan WJ, Yuan JJ, Li HM, Gao YH, Chen CL, Huang Y, Chen RC, Zhong NS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2173-2182

Published Date: 17 July 2018

Long-term safety of bilateral targeted lung denervation in patients with COPD

Valipour A, Asadi S, Pison C, Jondot M, Kessler R, Benneddif K, Deslee G, Verdier M, Slebos DJ, Mayse M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2163-2172

Published Date: 16 July 2018

T wave peak-to-end interval in COPD

Tural Onur S, Emet S, Sokucu SN, Onur I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2157-2162

Published Date: 13 July 2018

Tiotropium/olodaterol versus tiotropium in Japanese patients with COPD: results from the DYNAGITO study

Ichinose M, Nishimura M, Akimoto M, Kurotori Y, Zhao Y, de la Hoz A, Mishima M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2147-2156

Published Date: 13 July 2018

Over-expression of nuclear factor-κB family genes and inflammatory molecules is related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Zhou L, Liu Y, Chen X, Wang S, Liu H, Zhang T, Zhang Y, Xu Q, Han X, Zhao Y, Song X, Ye L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2131-2138

Published Date: 12 July 2018

Feasibility and challenges of using multiple breath washout in COPD

Bell AS, Lawrence PJ, Singh D, Horsley A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2113-2119

Published Date: 10 July 2018

Overuse of inhaled corticosteroids in COPD: five questions for withdrawal in daily practice

Cataldo D, Derom E, Liistro G, Marchand E, Ninane V, Peché R, Slabbynck H, Vincken W, Janssens W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2089-2099

Published Date: 5 July 2018

COPD transitions in health and self-management: service users’ experiences from everyday life

Halding AG, Aarsheim EI, Dolmen NM, Jensen AJ, Stavøstrand S, Grov EK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2075-2088

Published Date: 4 July 2018

Community pharmacists’ knowledge of COPD, and practices and perceptions of medication counseling of COPD patients

Heikkilä JM, Parkkamäki S, Salimäki J, Westermarck S, Pohjanoksa-Mäntylä M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2065-2074

Published Date: 3 July 2018

Relationship between airway obstruction and incidence of metabolic syndrome in Korea: a community-based cohort study

Kim CY, Park Y, Leem AY, Chung KS, Jung JY, Park MS, Kim CY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2057-2063

Published Date: 28 June 2018

The relationship between sleep disturbance and health status in patients with COPD

Ban WH, Joo H, Lim JU, Kang HH, Moon HS, Lee SH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2049-2055

Published Date: 28 June 2018

High prevalence of bronchiectasis in emphysema-predominant COPD patients

Dou S, Zheng C, Cui L, Xie M, Wang W, Tian H, Li K, Liu K, Tian X, Wang X, Zhang Q, Ai X, Che J, Liu Q, Li H, Xiao W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2041-2047

Published Date: 27 June 2018

The Efficiency Index (EFFi), based on volumetric capnography, may allow for simple diagnosis and grading of COPD

Jarenbäck L, Tufvesson E, Ankerst J, Bjermer L, Jonson B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2033-2039

Published Date: 27 June 2018

Clinical impact of nasal budesonide treatment on COPD patients with coexistent rhinitis

Calabrese C, Costigliola A, Maffei M, Simeon V, Perna F, Tremante E, Merola E, Leone CA, Bianco A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2025-2032

Published Date: 27 June 2018

Trends in intensive care unit admissions of COPD patients from 2003 to 2013 in Taiwan

Liao KM, Chen YC, Cheng KC, Wang JJ, Ho CH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:2007-2012

Published Date: 26 June 2018

Coronary lesions in patients with COPD (Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease stages I–III) and suspected or confirmed coronary arterial disease

Mota IL, Sousa ACS, Almeida MLD, Melo EV, Ferreira EJP, Barreto Neto J, Matos CJO, Telino CJCL, Souto MJS, Oliveira JLM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1999-2006

Published Date: 26 June 2018

Role of accelerated aging in limb muscle wasting of patients with COPD

Lakhdar R, McGuinness D, Drost EM, Shiels PG, Bastos R, MacNee W, Rabinovich RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1987-1998

Published Date: 25 June 2018

Significance of prolonged QTc in acute exacerbations of COPD requiring hospitalization

Van Oekelen O, Vermeersch K, Everaerts S, Vandenberk B, Willems R, Janssens W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1937-1947

Published Date: 14 June 2018

Prediction models for the development of COPD: a systematic review

Matheson MC, Bowatte G, Perret JL, Lowe AJ, Senaratna CV, Hall GL, de Klerk N, Keogh LA, McDonald CF, Waidyatillake NT, Sly PD, Jarvis D, Abramson MJ, Lodge CJ, Dharmage SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1927-1935

Published Date: 14 June 2018

Can CAPTURE be used to identify undiagnosed patients with mild-to-moderate COPD likely to benefit from treatment?

Leidy NK, Martinez FJ, Malley KG, Mannino DM, Han MLK, Bacci ED, Brown RW, Houfek JF, Labaki WW, Make BJ, Meldrum CA, Quezada W, Rennard S, Thomashow B, Yawn BP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1901-1912

Published Date: 13 June 2018

Alternative definitions of chronic bronchitis and their correlation with CT parameters

Lim JU, Lee JH, Kim TH, Lee JS, Lee SD, Oh YM, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1893-1899

Published Date: 13 June 2018

Pharmacists' training to improve inhaler technique of patients with COPD in Vietnam

Nguyen TS, Nguyen TLH, Pham TTV, Hua S, Ngo QC, Li SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1863-1872

Published Date: 11 June 2018

Diversity of respiratory impedance based on quantitative computed tomography in patients with COPD

Wada Y, Kitaguchi Y, Yasuo M, Ueno F, Kawakami S, Fukushima K, Fujimoto K, Hanaoka M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1841-1849

Published Date: 5 June 2018

Factors associated with lung cancer in COPD patients

Sandelin M, Mindus S, Thuresson M, Lisspers K, Ställberg B, Johansson G, Larsson K, Janson C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1833-1839

Published Date: 6 June 2018

Increased urinary L-histidine in patients with asthma–COPD overlap: a pilot study

Oh JY, Lee YS, Min KH, Hur GY, Lee SY, Kang KH, Rhee CK, Park SJ, Khan A, Na JH, Park YH, Shim JJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1809-1818

Published Date: 5 June 2018

Serum levels of trace minerals and heavy metals in severe COPD patients with and without pulmonary hypertension

Asker S, Asker M, Yeltekin AC, Aslan M, Ozbay B, Demir H, Turan H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1803-1808

Published Date: 31 May 2018

Chronic cough as a novel phenotype of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Koo HK, Park SW, Park JW, Choi HS, Kim TH, Yoon HK, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Kim DK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1793-1801

Published Date: 30 May 2018

Functional respiratory imaging: heterogeneity of acute exacerbations of COPD

van Geffen WH, Hajian B, Vos W, De Backer J, Cahn A, Usmani OS, Van Holsbeke C, Pistolesi M, Kerstjens HAM, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1783-1792

Published Date: 30 May 2018

Disconnection of pulmonary and systemic arterial stiffness in COPD

Weir-McCall JR, Liu-Shiu-Cheong PSK, Struthers AD, Lipworth BJ, Houston JG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1755-1765

Published Date: 28 May 2018

Chronic obstructive lung disease “expert system”: validation of a predictive tool for assisting diagnosis

Braido F, Santus P, Corsico AG, Di Marco F, Melioli G, Scichilone N, Solidoro P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1747-1753

Published Date: 28 May 2018

Prevalence of COPD and respiratory symptoms associated with biomass smoke exposure in a suburban area

Ramírez-Venegas A, Velázquez-Uncal M, Pérez-Hernández R, Guzmán-Bouilloud NE, Falfán-Valencia R, Mayar-Maya ME, Aranda-Chávez A, Sansores RH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1727-1734

Published Date: 25 May 2018

Blood MCP-1 levels are increased in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with prevalent emphysema

Di Stefano A, Coccini T, Roda E, Signorini C, Balbi B, Brunetti G, Ceriana P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1691-1700

Published Date: 24 May 2018

Association between poor therapy adherence to inhaled corticosteroids and tiotropium and morbidity and mortality in patients with COPD

Koehorst-ter Huurne K, Groothuis-Oudshoorn CGM, vanderValk PDLPM, Movig KLL, van der Palen J, Brusse-Keizer M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1683-1690

Published Date: 24 May 2018

Is the 6-minute pegboard and ring test valid to evaluate upper limb function in hospitalized patients with acute exacerbation of COPD?

Felisberto RM, Barros CF, Nucci KCA, Albuquerque ALP, Paulin E, Brito CMM, Yamaguti WP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1663-1673

Published Date: 22 May 2018

Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Early Morning Symptoms of COPD Instrument (EMSCI)

Hareendran A, Make BJ, Zaiser E, Garcia Gil E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1633-1645

Published Date: 18 May 2018

Case-finding for COPD in primary care: a qualitative study of patients’ perspectives

Enocson A, Jolly K, Jordan RE, Fitzmaurice DA, Greenfield SM, Adab P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1623-1632

Published Date: 17 May 2018

Distribution and characteristics of COPD phenotypes – results from the Polish sub-cohort of the POPE study

Kania A, Krenke R, Kuziemski K, Czajkowska-Malinowska M, Celejewska-Wójcik N, Kuźnar-Kamińska B, Farnik M, Bokiej J, Miszczuk M, Damps-Konstańska I, Grabicki M, Trzaska-Sobczak M, Sładek K, Batura-Gabryel H, Barczyk A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1613-1621

Published Date: 17 May 2018

Hemoglobin and mortality in patients with COPD: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Park SC, Kim YS, Kang YA, Park EC, Shin CS, Kim DW, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1599-1605

Published Date: 16 May 2018

The effects of home oxygen therapy on energy metabolism in patients with COPD

Kırıcı Berber N, Yetkin Ö, Kılıç T, Berber İ, Özgel M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1577-1582

Published Date: 15 May 2018

Reliability and validity of the test of incremental respiratory endurance measures of inspiratory muscle performance in COPD

Formiga MF, Roach KE, Vital I, Urdaneta G, Balestrini K, Calderon-Candelario RA, Campos MA, Cahalin LP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1569-1576

Published Date: 15 May 2018

Respiratory medication used in COPD patients from seven Latin American countries: the LASSYC study

Casas A, Montes de Oca M, Menezes AMB, Wehrmeister FC, Lopez Varela MV, Mendoza L, Ramírez L, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1545-1556

Published Date: 11 May 2018

Chinese version of the severe respiratory insufficiency questionnaire for patients with COPD receiving long-term oxygen therapy

Guan LL, Xu JW, Wu WL, Chen JH, Li XY, Guo BP, Yang YQ, Huo YT, Zhou LQ, Chen RC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1537-1543

Published Date: 11 May 2018

Gender-specific estimates of COPD prevalence: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ntritsos G, Franek J, Belbasis L, Christou MA, Markozannes G, Altman P, Fogel R, Sayre T, Ntzani EE, Evangelou E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1507-1514

Published Date: 10 May 2018

Severity of acidosis affects long-term survival in COPD patients with hypoxemia after intensive care unit discharge

Gungor S, Kargin F, Irmak I, Ciyiltepe F, Acartürk Tunçay E, Atagun Guney P, Aksoy E, Ocakli B, Adiguzel N, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1495-1506

Published Date: 9 May 2018

The effect of conjugated linoleic acid on oxidative stress and matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 9 in patients with COPD

Matin S, Nemati A, Ghobadi H, Alipanah-Moghadam R, Rezagholizadeh L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1449-1454

Published Date: 3 May 2018

Validation of exhaled volatile organic compounds analysis using electronic nose as index of COPD severity

Finamore P, Pedone C, Scarlata S, Di Paolo A, Grasso S, Santonico M, Pennazza G, Antonelli Incalzi R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1441-1448

Published Date: 1 May 2018

Mortality in COPD patients according to clinical phenotypes

Golpe R, Suárez-Valor M, Martín-Robles I, Sanjuán-López P, Cano-Jiménez E, Castro-Añón O, Pérez de Llano LA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1433-1439

Published Date: 1 May 2018

Efficacy of tiotropium/olodaterol on lung volume, exercise capacity, and physical activity

Ichinose M, Minakata Y, Motegi T, Ueki J, Gon Y, Seki T, Anzai T, Nakamura S, Hirata K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1407-1419

Published Date: 1 May 2018

Validation of the French version of the London Chest Activity of Daily Living scale and the Dyspnea-12 questionnaire

Beaumont M, Couturaud F, Jego F, Pichon R, Le Ber C, Péran L, Rogé C, Renault D, Narayan S, Reychler G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1399-1405

Published Date: 30 April 2018

The influence of disease severity and lifestyle factors on the peak annual 25(OH)D value of COPD patients

Kentson M, Leanderson P, Jacobson P, Persson HL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1389-1398

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Adherence to COPD treatment in Turkey and Saudi Arabia: results of the ADCARE study

Kokturk N, Polatli M, Oguzulgen IK, Saleemi S, Al Ghobain M, Khan J, Doble A, Tariq L, Aziz F, El Hasnaoui A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1377-1388

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Symptomatic burden of COPD for patients receiving dual or triple therapy

Chen S, Small M, Lindner L, Xu X

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1365-1376

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Disease burden of COPD in China: a systematic review

Zhu B, Wang Y, Ming J, Chen W, Zhang L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1353-1364

Published Date: 27 April 2018

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease severity and its association with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: impact on cardiac autonomic modulation and functional capacity

Zangrando KTL, Trimer R, Carvalho Jr LCS, Arêas GPT, Caruso FCR, Cabiddu R, Roscani MG, Rizzatti FPG, Borghi-Silva A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1343-1351

Published Date: 26 April 2018

Physical inactivity is associated with decreased growth differentiation factor 11 in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Tanaka R, Sugiura H, Yamada M, Ichikawa T, Koarai A, Fujino N, Yanagisawa S, Onodera K, Numakura T, Sato K, Kyogoku Y, Sano H, Yamanaka S, Okazaki T, Tamada T, Miura M, Takahashi T, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1333-1342

Published Date: 24 April 2018

The impact of patient education and shared decision making on hospital readmissions for COPD

Collinsworth AW, Brown RM, James CS, Stanford RH, Alemayehu D, Priest EL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1325-1332

Published Date: 24 April 2018

Dietary resilience in patients with severe COPD at the start of a pulmonary rehabilitation program

ter Beek L, van der Vaart H, Wempe JB, Dzialendzik AO, Roodenburg JLN, van der Schans CP, Keller HH, Jager-Wittenaar H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1317-1324

Published Date: 23 April 2018

Misuse of inhalers among COPD patients in a community hospital in Taiwan

Liang CY, Chen YJ, Sheu SM, Tsai CF, Chen W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1309-1316

Published Date: 23 April 2018

Treatment of exacerbations as a predictor of subsequent outcomes in patients with COPD

Calverley PMA, Anzueto AR, Dusser D, Mueller A, Metzdorf N, Wise RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1297-1308

Published Date: 23 April 2018

Influence of deprivation on health care use, health care costs, and mortality in COPD

Collins PF, Stratton RJ, Kurukulaaratchy RJ, Elia M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1289-1296

Published Date: 19 April 2018

Differential anti-inflammatory effects of budesonide and a p38 MAPK inhibitor AZD7624 on COPD pulmonary cells

Higham A, Karur P, Jackson N, Cunoosamy DM, Jansson P, Singh D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1279-1288

Published Date: 19 April 2018

The impact of exposure to biomass smoke versus cigarette smoke on inflammatory markers and pulmonary function parameters in patients with chronic respiratory failure

Ocakli B, Acarturk E, Aksoy E, Gungor S, Ciyiltepe F, Oztas S, Ozmen I, Agca MC, Salturk C, Adiguzel N, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1261-1267

Published Date: 18 April 2018

Heterogeneity of asthma and COPD overlap

Kim MH, Rhee CK, Kim KJ, Kim SH, Lee JY, Kim YH, Yoo KH, Cho YJ, Jung KS, Lee JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1251-1260

Published Date: 17 April 2018

Indacaterol/glycopyrronium reduces the risk of clinically important deterioration after direct switch from baseline therapies in patients with moderate COPD: a post hoc analysis of the CRYSTAL study

Greulich T, Kostikas K, Gaga M, Aalamian-Mattheis M, Lossi NS, Patalano F, Nunez X, Pagano VA, Fogel R, Vogelmeier CF, Clemens A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1229-1237

Published Date: 16 April 2018

Bioinformatics-based identification of potential microRNA biomarkers in frequent and non-frequent exacerbators of COPD

Liu X, Qu J, Xue W, He L, Wang J, Xi X, Liu X, Yin Y, Qu Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1217-1228

Published Date: 16 April 2018

Prevalence of osteoarthritis in individuals with COPD: a systematic review

Wshah A, Guilcher SJT, Goldstein R, Brooks D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1207-1216

Published Date: 16 April 2018

The association of neuron-derived orphan receptor 1 with pulmonary vascular remodeling in COPD patients

Wang CG, Li C, Lei W, Jiang JH, Huang JA, Zeng DX

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1177-1186

Published Date: 13 April 2018

Chest pain in patients with COPD: the fascia’s subtle silence

Bordoni B, Marelli F, Morabito B, Castagna R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1157-1165

Published Date: 12 April 2018

Critical regulation of inflammation via class A scavenger receptor

Xie L, Li Q, Dong R, Zhao K, Feng Y, Bao Z, Zhou M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1145-1155

Published Date: 13 April 2018

Exacerbation heterogeneity in COPD: subgroup analyses from the FLAME study

Vogelmeier CF, Chapman KR, Miravitlles M, Roche N, Vestbo J, Thach C, Banerji D, Fogel R, Patalano F, Olsson P, Kostikas K, Wedzicha JA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1125-1134

Published Date: 10 April 2018

Geographic variations of the prevalence and distribution of COPD phenotypes in Spain: “the ESPIRAL-ES study”

Alcázar-Navarrete B, Trigueros JA, Riesco JA, Campuzano A, Pérez J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1115-1124

Published Date: 10 April 2018

Description of nighttime cough epochs in patients with stable COPD GOLD II–IV

Fischer P, Gross V, Kroenig J, Weissflog A, Hildebrandt O, Sohrabi K, Koehler U

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1071-1078

Published Date: 3 April 2018

Respiratory parameters predict poor outcome in COPD patients, category GOLD 2017 B

Brat K, Plutinsky M, Hejduk K, Svoboda M, Popelkova P, Zatloukal J, Volakova E, Fecaninova M, Heribanova L, Koblizek V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1037-1052

Published Date: 26 March 2018

The development of AZD7624 for prevention of exacerbations in COPD: a randomized controlled trial

Patel NR, Cunoosamy DM, Fagerås M, Taib Z, Asimus S, Hegelund-Myrbäck T, Lundin S, Pardali K, Kurian N, Ersdal E, Kristensson C, Korsback K, Palmér R, Brown MN, Greenaway S, Siew L, Clarke GW, Rennard SI, Make BJ, Wise RA, Jansson P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1009-1019

Published Date: 27 March 2018

Long-term evolution of lung function in individuals with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency from the Spanish registry (REDAAT)

Esquinas C, Serreri S, Barrecheguren M, Rodríguez E, Nuñez A, Casas-Maldonado F, Blanco I, Pirina P, Lara B, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1001-1007

Published Date: 23 March 2018

Long-term oxygen therapy in COPD patients: population-based cohort study on mortality

Pavlov N, Haynes AG, Stucki A, Jüni P, Ott SR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:979-988

Published Date: 22 March 2018

Do patients and carers agree on symptom burden in advanced COPD?

Mi E, Mi E, Ewing G, White P, Mahadeva R, Gardener AC, Farquhar M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:969-977

Published Date: 22 March 2018

Cigarette smoke exposure promotes differentiation of CD4+T cells toward Th17 cells by CD40-CD40L costimulatory pathway in mice

Liang Y, Shen Y, Kuang L, Zhou G, Zhang L, Zhong X, Zhang J, Liu J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:959-968

Published Date: 21 March 2018

A high COPD assessment test score may predict anxiety in COPD

Harryanto H, Burrows S, Moodley Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:955-957

Published Date: 21 March 2018

Lack of association between airflow limitation and recurrence of venous thromboembolism among cancer patients with pulmonary embolism

Shin SH, Kang D, Cho J, Chang H, Kim MS, Lee SY, Lee H, Kim H, Kim DK, Kim EK, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:937-943

Published Date: 20 March 2018

A functional SNP upstream of the ADRB2 gene is associated with COPD

Li JX, Fu WP, Zhang J, Zhang XH, Sun C, Dai LM, Zhong L, Yu L, Zhang YP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:917-925

Published Date: 16 March 2018

Use of clinical characteristics to predict spirometric classification of obstructive lung disease

Pascoe SJ, Wu W, Collison KA, Nelsen LM, Wurst KE, Lee LA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:889-902

Published Date: 12 March 2018

Perspectives on narrative medicine

Saberi-Movahed AS, Waqar S, Salha A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:875-877

Published Date: 9 March 2018

Excess risk of major vascular diseases associated with airflow obstruction: a 9-year prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults

Kurmi OP, Li L, Davis KJ, Wang J, Bennett DA, Chan KH, Yang L, Chen Y, Guo Y, Bian Z, Chen J, Wei L, Jin D, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:855-865

Published Date: 8 March 2018

Clinical impact of episodic nocturnal hypercapnia and its treatment with noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in patients with stable advanced COPD

Kitajima T, Marumo S, Shima H, Shirata M, Kawashima S, Inoue D, Katayama Y, Itotani R, Sakuramoto M, Fukui M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:843-853

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Changes in ventilation–perfusion during and after an COPD exacerbation: an assessment using fluid dynamic modeling

Hajian B, De Backer J, Vos W, van Geffen WH, De Winter P, Usmani O, Cahn A, Kerstjens HAM, Pistolesi M, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:833-842

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Depressive status explains a significant amount of the variance in COPD assessment test (CAT) scores

Miravitlles M, Molina J, Quintano JA, Campuzano A, Pérez J, Roncero C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:823-831

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Use of a 4-week up-titration regimen of roflumilast in patients with severe COPD

Watz H, Bagul N, Rabe KF, Rennard S, Alagappan VKT, Román J, Facius A, Calverley PMA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:813-822

Published Date: 6 March 2018

Distinct pain profiles in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Bentsen SB, Miaskowski C, Cooper BA, Christensen VL, Henriksen AH, Holm AM, Rustøen T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:801-811

Published Date: 6 March 2018

The effects of repeated Toll-like receptors 2 and 4 stimulation in COPD alveolar macrophages

Lea SR, Reynolds SL, Kaur M, Simpson KD, Hall SR, Hessel EM, Singh D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:771-780

Published Date: 2 March 2018

Relationship between the presence of bronchiectasis and acute exacerbation in Thai COPD patients

Kawamatawong T, Onnipa J, Suwatanapongched T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:761-769

Published Date: 2 March 2018

Home noninvasive ventilatory support for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: patient selection and perspectives

Storre JH, Callegari J, Magnet FS, Schwarz SB, Duiverman ML, Wijkstra PJ, Windisch W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:753-760

Published Date: 28 February 2018

Effect of the economic crisis on the use of health and home care services among Spanish COPD patients

de Miguel-Diez J, Lopez-de-Andres A, Hernandez-Barrera V, Jimenez-Trujillo I, Puente-Maestu L, Cerezo-Lajas A, Jimenez-Garcia R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:725-739

Published Date: 28 February 2018

Reduced MBD2 expression enhances airway inflammation in bronchial epithelium in COPD

Zeng ZL, Li M, Chen JK, Li QH, Ning Q, Zhao JP, Xu YJ, Xie JG, Yu J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:703-715

Published Date: 28 February 2018

Factors associated with appropriate inhaler use in patients with COPD – lessons from the REAL survey

Price D, Keininger DL, Viswanad B, Gasser M, Walda S, Gutzwiller FS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:695-702

Published Date: 26 February 2018

Relationship of annual change in bone mineral density with extent of emphysematous lesions and pulmonary function in patients with COPD

Goto K, Ogawa E, Shimizu K, Makita H, Suzuki H, Kawata Y, Niki N, Nishimura M, Nakano Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:639-644

Published Date: 20 February 2018

TNF promoter polymorphisms are associated with genetic susceptibility in COPD secondary to tobacco smoking and biomass burning

Reséndiz-Hernández JM, Ambrocio-Ortiz E, Pérez-Rubio G, López-Flores LA, Abarca-Rojano E, Pavón-Romero GF, Flores-Trujillo F, Hernández-Zenteno RJ, Camarena A, Pérez-Rodríguez M, Salazar AM, Ramírez-Venegas A, Falfán-Valencia R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:627-637

Published Date: 16 February 2018

Seasonal variations in exacerbations and deaths in patients with COPD during the TIOSPIR® trial

Wise RA, Calverley PMA, Carter K, Clerisme-Beaty E, Metzdorf N, Anzueto A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:605-616

Published Date: 14 February 2018

Mixed Th2 and non-Th2 inflammatory pattern in the asthma–COPD overlap: a network approach

Pérez de Llano L, Cosío BG, Iglesias A, de las Cuevas N, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Izquierdo JL, López-Campos JL, Calero C, Plaza V, Miravitlles M, Torrego A, Martinez‐Moragon E, Soriano JB, Lopez Viña A, Bobolea I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:591-601

Published Date: 12 February 2018

Burden of COPD in Nepal

Adhikari TB, Neupane D, Kallestrup P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:583-589

Published Date: 9 February 2018

Endoplasmic reticulum chaperone GRP78 mediates cigarette smoke-induced necroptosis and injury in bronchial epithelium

Wang Y, Zhou JS, Xu XC, Li ZY, Chen HP, Ying SM, Li W, Shen HH, Chen ZH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:571-581

Published Date: 9 February 2018

New bacterial growth in bronchial secretions after bronchoscopic valve implantation

Sarmand N, Gompelmann D, Kontogianni K, Polke M, Herth FJF, Eberhardt R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:565-570

Published Date: 8 February 2018

CT densitometry in emphysema: a systematic review of its clinical utility

Crossley D, Renton M, Khan M, Low EV, Turner AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:547-563

Published Date: 7 February 2018

Immune cell response to strenuous resistive breathing: comparison with whole body exercise and the effects of antioxidants

Asimakos A, Toumpanakis D, Karatza MH, Vasileiou S, Katsaounou P, Mastora Z, Vassilakopoulos T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:529-545

Published Date: 7 February 2018

Long-term health-related quality-of-life and symptom response profiles with arformoterol in COPD: results from a 52-week trial

Donohue JF, Bollu VK, Stull DE, Nelson LM, Williams VSL, Stensland MD, Hanania NA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:499-508

Published Date: 5 February 2018

Annexin A1 is elevated in patients with COPD and affects lung fibroblast function

Lai TW, Li YY, Mai ZJ, Wen XX, Lv YY, Xie ZQ, Lv QC, Chen M, Wu D, Wu B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:473-486

Published Date: 5 February 2018

The minimal important difference for target lobe volume reduction after endoscopic valve therapy

Gompelmann D, Kontogianni K, Schuhmann M, Eberhardt R, Heussel CP, Herth FJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:465-472

Published Date: 1 February 2018

Do not do in COPD: consensus statement on overuse

Villar-Álvarez F, Moreno-Zabaleta R, Mira-Solves JJ, Calvo-Corbella E, Díaz-Lobato S, González-Torralba F, Hernando-Sanz A, Núñez-Palomo S, Salgado-Aranda S, Simón-Rodríguez B, Vaquero-Lozano P, Navarro-Soler IM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:451-463

Published Date: 2 February 2018

Cadmium nanoparticles citrullinate cytokeratins within lung epithelial cells: cadmium as a potential cause of citrullination in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Hutchinson D, Müller J, McCarthy JE, Gun'ko YK, Verma NK, Bi X, Di Cristo L, Kickham L, Movia D, Prina-Mello A, Volkov Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:441-449

Published Date: 31 January 2018

The distribution of blood eosinophil levels in a Japanese COPD clinical trial database and in the rest of the world

Barnes N, Ishii T, Hizawa N, Midwinter D, James M, Hilton E, Jones PW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:433-440

Published Date: 2 February 2018

Alpha 1 antitrypsin to treat lung disease in alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency: recent developments and clinical implications

Chapman KR, Chorostowska-Wynimko J, Koczulla AR, Ferrarotti I, McElvaney NG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:419-432

Published Date: 31 January 2018

The YKL-40 protein is a potential biomarker for COPD: a meta-analysis and systematic review

Tong X, Wang D, Liu S, Ma Y, Li Z, Tian P, Fan H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:409-418

Published Date: 30 January 2018

Management of airway mucus hypersecretion in chronic airway inflammatory disease: Chinese expert consensus (English edition)

Shen Y, Huang S, Kang J, Lin J, Lai K, Sun Y, Xiao W, Yang L, Yao W, Cai S, Huang K, Wen F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:399-407

Published Date: 30 January 2018

Sex-specific cardiopulmonary exercise testing indices to estimate the severity of inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Chen TX, Pudasaini B, Guo J, Gong SG, Jiang R, Wang L, Zhao QH, Wu WH, Yuan P, Liu JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:385-397

Published Date: 26 January 2018

Symptom burden and self-management in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Bringsvor HB, Skaug K, Langeland E, Oftedal BF, Assmus J, Gundersen D, Osborne RH, Bentsen SB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:365-373

Published Date: 24 January 2018

The clinical implication of serum cyclophilin A in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Zhang M, Tang J, Yin J, Wang X, Feng X, Yang X, Shan H, Zhang Q, Zhang J, Li Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:357-363

Published Date: 19 January 2018

Impact of using the new GOLD classification on the distribution of COPD severity in clinical practice

Hernández M, García G, Falco J, García AR, Martín V, Ibarrola M, Quadrelli S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:351-356

Published Date: 17 January 2018

Low back pain and gastroesophageal reflux in patients with COPD: the disease in the breath

Bordoni B, Marelli F, Morabito B, Sacconi B, Caiazzo P, Castagna R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:325-334

Published Date: 17 January 2018

Risk of empyema in patients with COPD

Lu HY, Liao KM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:317-324

Published Date: 15 January 2018

The annual direct costs of stable COPD in Greece

Stafyla E, Geitona M, Kerenidi T, Economou A, Daniil Z, Gourgoulianis KI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:309-315

Published Date: 15 January 2018

Economic burden of COPD in a Swedish cohort: the ARCTIC study

Lisspers K, Larsson K, Johansson G, Janson C, Costa-Scharplatz M, Gruenberger JB, Uhde M, Jorgensen L, Gutzwiller FS, Ställberg B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:275-285

Published Date: 11 January 2018

Independent determinants of disease-related quality of life in COPD – scope for nonpharmacologic interventions?

Brien SB, Stuart B, Dickens AP, Kendrick T, Jordan RE, Adab P, Thomas M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:247-256

Published Date: 9 January 2018

Phenotyping COPD exacerbations using imaging and blood-based biomarkers

Alotaibi NM, Chen V, Hollander Z, Hague CJ, Murphy DT, Leipsic JA, DeMarco ML, FitzGerald JM, McManus BM, Ng RT, Sin DD

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:217-229

Published Date: 8 January 2018

Relationship between exercise endurance and static hyperinflation in a post hoc analysis of two clinical trials in patients with COPD

Singh S, Maltais F, Tombs L, Fahy WA, Vahdati-Bolouri M, Locantore N, Riley JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:203-215

Published Date: 8 January 2018

Russian guidelines for the management of COPD: algorithm of pharmacologic treatment

Aisanov Z, Avdeev S, Arkhipov V, Belevskiy A, Chuchalin A, Leshchenko I, Ovcharenko S, Shmelev E, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:183-187

Published Date: 8 January 2018

Religious coping and religiosity in patients with COPD following pulmonary rehabilitation

da Silva GP, Nascimento FA, Macêdo TP, Morano MT, Mesquita R, Pereira ED

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:175-181

Published Date: 4 January 2018

2017 Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease reclassifies half of COPD subjects to lower risk group

Högman M, Sulku J, Ställberg B, Janson C, Bröms K, Hedenström H, Lisspers K, Malinovschi A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:165-173

Published Date: 3 January 2018

Airway reactivity to mannitol is similarly increased in chronic cigarette and water pipe smokers

Scherr A, Schmidlin J, Albisser S, Tamm M, Stolz D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:157-163

Published Date: 3 January 2018

Impact of acute exacerbations on platelet reactivity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Muñoz-Esquerre M, Ferreiro JL, Huertas D, Marcano AL, López-Sánchez M, Roura G, Gómez-Hospital JA, Dorca J, Cequier A, Santos S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:141-148

Published Date: 28 December 2017

Understanding of COPD among final-year medical students

Mohigefer J, Calero-Acuña C, Marquez-Martin E, Ortega-Ruiz F, Lopez-Campos JL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:131-139

Published Date: 28 December 2017

Risk factors predict frequent hospitalization in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD

Wei X, Ma ZQ, Yu N, Ren JT, Jin CW, Mi JY, Shi MJ, Tian LB, Gao YZ, Guo YM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:121-129

Published Date: 27 December 2017

Examining 30-day COPD readmissions through the emergency department

Rezaee ME, Ward CE, Nuanez B, Rezaee DA, Ditkoff J, Halalau A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:109-120

Published Date: 27 December 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise test and PaO2 in evaluation of pulmonary hypertension in COPD

Skjørten I, Hilde JM, Melsom MN, Hisdal J, Hansteen V, Steine K, Humerfelt S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:91-100

Published Date: 22 December 2017

Association between respiratory impedance measured by forced oscillation technique and exacerbations in patients with COPD

Yamagami H, Tanaka A, Kishino Y, Mikuni H, Kawahara T, Ohta S, Yamamoto M, Suzuki S, Ohnishi T, Sagara H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:79-89

Published Date: 22 December 2017

Geographical distribution of COPD prevalence in Europe, estimated by an inverse distance weighting interpolation technique

Blanco I, Diego I, Bueno P, Fernández E, Casas-Maldonado F, Esquinas C, Soriano JB, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:57-67

Published Date: 21 December 2017

Inhaled therapies in patients with moderate COPD in clinical practice: current thinking

Ariel A, Altraja A, Belevskiy A, Boros PW, Danila E, Fležar M, Koblizek V, Fridlender ZG, Kostov K, Krams A, Milenkovic B, Somfay A, Tkacova R, Tudoric N, Ulmeanu R, Valipour A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:45-56

Published Date: 21 December 2017

Survival following pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: the effect of program completion and change in incremental shuttle walking test distance

Houchen-Wolloff L, Williams JEA, Green RH, Woltmann G, Steiner MC, Sewell L, Morgan MD, Singh SJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:37-44

Published Date: 20 December 2017

Microbiological airway colonization in COPD patients with severe emphysema undergoing endoscopic lung volume reduction

Trudzinski FC, Seiler F, Wilkens H, Metz C, Kamp A, Bals R, Gärtner B, Lepper PM, Becker SL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:29-35

Published Date: 19 December 2017

Association of innate defense proteins BPIFA1 and BPIFB1 with disease severity in COPD

De Smet EG, Seys LJM, Verhamme FM, Vanaudenaerde BM, Brusselle GG, Bingle CD, Bracke KR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:11-27

Published Date: 19 December 2017

Anxiety and depression among dairy farmers: the impact of COPD

Guillien A, Laurent L, Soumagne T, Puyraveau M, Laplante JJ, Andujar P, Annesi-Maesano I, Roche N, Degano B, Dalphin JC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018, 13:1-9

Published Date: 19 December 2017

Improved spirometric detection of small airway narrowing: concavity in the expiratory flow–volume curve in people aged over 40 years

Johns DP, Das A, Toelle BG, Abramson MJ, Marks GB, Wood-Baker R, Walters EH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3567-3577

Published Date: 13 December 2017

Predicting treatable traits for long-acting bronchodilators in patients with stable COPD

Kang J, Kim KT, Lee JH, Kim EK, Kim TH, Yoo KH, Lee JS, Kim WJ, Kim JH, Oh YM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3557-3565

Published Date: 12 December 2017

Impact of mild to moderate COPD on feasibility and prognosis in non-small cell lung cancer patients who received chemotherapy

Omote N, Hashimoto N, Morise M, Sakamoto K, Miyazaki S, Ando A, Nakahara Y, Hasegawa Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3541-3547

Published Date: 11 December 2017

A pre–post intervention study of pulmonary rehabilitation for adults with post-tuberculosis lung disease in Uganda

Jones R, Kirenga BJ, Katagira W, Singh SJ, Pooler J, Okwera A, Kasiita R, Enki DG, Creanor S, Barton A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3533-3539

Published Date: 11 December 2017

Smoking history and emphysema in asthma–COPD overlap

Kurashima K, Takaku Y, Ohta C, Takayanagi N, Yanagisawa T, Kanauchi T, Takahashi O

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3523-3532

Published Date: 7 December 2017

Metabolic changes of different high-resolution computed tomography phenotypes of COPD after budesonide–formoterol treatment

Wang C, Li JX, Tang D, Zhang JQ, Fang LZ, Fu WP, Liu L, Dai LM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3511-3521

Published Date: 6 December 2017

Zinc deficiency as a codeterminant for airway epithelial barrier dysfunction in an ex vivo model of COPD

Roscioli E, Jersmann HPA, Lester S, Badiei A, Fon A, Zalewski P, Hodge S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3503-3510

Published Date: 5 December 2017

Predictive value of ADAMTS-13 on concealed chronic renal failure in COPD patients

Zeng M, Chen QG, Liang WJ, He WM, Zheng HC, Huang CR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3495-3501

Published Date: 5 December 2017

Doxofylline is not just another theophylline!

Matera MG, Page C, Cazzola M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3487-3493

Published Date: 5 December 2017

Pneumococcal vaccination and chronic respiratory diseases

Froes F, Roche N, Blasi F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3457-3468

Published Date: 5 December 2017

Risk factors for the discontinuation of roflumilast in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Kim KH, Kang HS, Kim JS, Yoon HK, Kim SK, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3449-3456

Published Date: 4 December 2017

The contribution of symptoms and comorbidities to the economic impact of COPD: an analysis of the German COSYCONET cohort

Wacker ME, Kitzing K, Jörres RA, Leidl R, Schulz H, Karrasch S, Karch A, Koch A, Vogelmeier CF, Holle R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3437-3448

Published Date: 4 December 2017

Hand grip endurance test relates to clinical state and prognosis in COPD patients better than 6-minute walk test distance

Kovarik M, Joskova V, Patkova A, Koblizek V, Zadak Z, Hronek M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3429-3435

Published Date: 1 December 2017

Severe COPD cases from Korea, Poland, and USA have substantial differences in respiratory symptoms and other respiratory illnesses

Kim WJ, Yim J, Kim DK, Lee MG, Fuhlbrigge AL, Sliwinski P, Hawrylkiewicz I, Wan ES, Cho MH, Silverman EK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3415-3423

Published Date: 30 November 2017

Determinants of exacerbation risk in patients with COPD in the TIOSPIR study

Calverley PMA, Tetzlaff K, Dusser D, Wise RA, Mueller A, Metzdorf N, Anzueto A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3391-3405

Published Date: 29 November 2017

Gene and miRNA expression profiles in PBMCs from patients with severe and mild emphysema and PiZZ alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency

Esquinas C, Janciauskiene S, Gonzalo R, Mas de Xaxars G, Olejnicka B, Belmonte I, Barrecheguren M, Rodríguez E, Nuñez A, Rodríguez-Frías F, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3381-3390

Published Date: 29 November 2017

Adherence to a COPD treatment guideline among patients in Hong Kong

Chan KP, Ko FW, Chan HS, Wong ML, Mok TY, Choo KL, Hui DSC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3371-3379

Published Date: 28 November 2017

Eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic COPD patients with chronic respiratory failure: neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as an exacerbation marker

Acartürk Tunçay E, Karakurt Z, Aksoy E, Saltürk C, Gungor S, Cıftaslan N, Irmak I, Yavuz D, Ocakli B, Adıgüzel N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3361-3370

Published Date: 23 November 2017

Hemodynamic and gas exchange effects of inhaled iloprost in patients with COPD and pulmonary hypertension

Wang L, Jin YZ, Zhao QH, Jiang R, Wu WH, Gong SG, He J, Liu J, Jing ZC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3353-3360

Published Date: 22 November 2017

MAPK/FoxA2-mediated cigarette smoke-induced squamous metaplasia of bronchial epithelial cells

Du C, Lu J, Zhou L, Wu B, Zhou F, Gu L, Xu D, Sun Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3341-3351

Published Date: 21 November 2017

Lung function and long-term safety of tiotropium/olodaterol in East Asian patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Bai C, Ichinose M, Lee SH, Lee KH, Jöns O, Bothner U, Zhao Y, Buhl R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3329-3339

Published Date: 20 November 2017

Smoking cessation affects the natural history of COPD

Bai J, Chen X, Liu S, Yu L, Xu JF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3323-3328

Published Date: 16 November 2017

Different impacts of respiratory symptoms and comorbidities on COPD-specific health-related quality of life by COPD severity

Lee H, Jhun BW, Cho J, Yoo KH, Lee JH, Kim DK, Lee JD, Jung KS, Lee JY, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3301-3310

Published Date: 13 November 2017

The role of pain in pulmonary rehabilitation: a qualitative study

Harrison SL, Lee AL, Elliott-Button HL, Shea R, Goldstein RS, Brooks D, Ryan CG, Martin DJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3289-3299

Published Date: 8 November 2017

The protective effect of PRMT6 overexpression on cigarette smoke extract-induced murine emphysema model

He X, Li T, Kang N, Zeng H, Ren S, Zong D, Li J, Cai S, Chen P, Chen Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3245-3254

Published Date: 3 November 2017

SIRT1 and FOXO1 mRNA expression in PBMC correlates to physical activity in COPD patients

Taka C, Hayashi R, Shimokawa K, Tokui K, Okazawa S, Kambara K, Inomata M, Yamada T, Matsui S, Tobe K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3237-3244

Published Date: 3 November 2017

COPD depicted – patients drawing their lungs

Kaptein AA, Tiemensma J, Broadbent E, Asijee GM, Voorhaar M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3231-3236

Published Date: 3 November 2017

E-cigarettes in patients with COPD: current perspectives

Morjaria JB, Mondati E, Polosa R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3203-3210

Published Date: 1 November 2017

Prediction models for exacerbations in different COPD patient populations: comparing results of five large data sources

Hoogendoorn M, Feenstra TL, Boland M, Briggs AH, Borg S, Jansson SA, Risebrough NA, Slejko JF, Rutten-van Mölken MP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3183-3194

Published Date: 1 November 2017

Dietary nutrients associated with preservation of lung function in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white smokers from New Mexico

Leng S, Picchi MA, Tesfaigzi Y, Wu G, Gauderman WJ, Xu F, Gilliland FD, Belinsky SA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3171-3181

Published Date: 30 October 2017

A nationwide structure for valid long-term oxygen therapy: 29-year prospective data in Sweden

Ekström M, Ahmadi Z, Larsson H, Nilsson T, Wahlberg J, Ström KE, Midgren B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3159-3169

Published Date: 30 October 2017

5-Aza-2'-deoxycytidine protects against emphysema in mice via suppressing p16Ink4a expression in lung tissue

He ZH, Chen Y, Chen P, He SD, Zeng HH, Ye JR, Liu D, Cao J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3149-3158

Published Date: 30 October 2017

Hyperinflated lungs compress the heart during expiration in COPD patients: a new finding on dynamic-ventilation computed tomography

Xu Y, Yamashiro T, Moriya H, Tsubakimoto M, Tsuchiya N, Nagatani Y, Matsuoka S, Murayama S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3123-3131

Published Date: 26 October 2017

Alveolar­–capillary reserve during exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Behnia M, Wheatley CM, Avolio A, Johnson BD

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3115-3122

Published Date: 24 October 2017

Longitudinal change of COPD assessment test (CAT) in a telehealthcare cohort is associated with exacerbation risk

Rassouli F, Baty F, Stolz D, Albrich WC, Tamm M, Widmer S, Brutsche MH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3103-3109

Published Date: 24 October 2017

Computerized screening for cognitive impairment in patients with COPD

Campman C, van Ranst D, Meijer JW, Sitskoorn M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3075-3083

Published Date: 19 October 2017

Scientific rationale for the possible inhaled corticosteroid intraclass difference in the risk of pneumonia in COPD

Janson C, Stratelis G, Miller-Larsson A, Harrison TW, Larsson K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3055-3064

Published Date: 19 October 2017

High prevalence of COPD in atherosclerosis patients

Tuleta I, Farrag T, Busse L, Pizarro C, Schaefer C, Pingel S, Nickenig G, Skowasch D, Schahab N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3047-3053

Published Date: 19 October 2017

Beta-blocker under-use in COPD patients

Lim KP, Loughrey S, Musk M, Lavender M, Wrobel JP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3041-3046

Published Date: 17 October 2017

Characteristics and potential role of M2 macrophages in COPD

He S, Xie L, Lu J, Sun S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3029-3039

Published Date: 17 October 2017

Mesenchymal stromal cell therapy in COPD: from bench to bedside

Antunes MA, Lapa e Silva JR, Rocco PRM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3017-3027

Published Date: 16 October 2017

Echo intensity of the rectus femoris in stable COPD patients

Ye X, Wang MJ, Xiao H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:3007-3015

Published Date: 13 October 2017

Entropy change of biological dynamics in COPD

Jin Y, Chen C, Cao Z, Sun B, Lo IL, Liu T, Zheng J, Sun S, Shi Y, Zhang XD

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2997-3005

Published Date: 12 October 2017

Impact of selective and nonselective beta-blockers on the risk of severe exacerbations in patients with COPD

Huang YL, Lai CC, Wang YH, Wang CY, Wang JY, Wang HC, Yu CJ, Chen LW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2987-2996

Published Date: 11 October 2017

Acute exacerbated COPD: room for improvement in key elements of care

Markun S, Franzen DP, Dalla Lana K, Beyer S, Wieser S, Hess T, Kohler M, Rosemann T, Senn O, Steurer-Stey C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2969-2975

Published Date: 10 October 2017

Positive end-expiratory pressure attenuates hemodynamic effects induced by an overload of inspiratory muscles in patients with COPD

Schaper-Magalhães F, Pinho JF, Capuruço CAB, Rodrigues-Machado MG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2943-2954

Published Date: 6 October 2017

Effectiveness of treatment with nebulized colistin in patients with COPD

Bruguera-Avila N, Marín A, Garcia-Olive I, Radua J, Prat C, Gil M, Ruiz-Manzano J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2909-2915

Published Date: 5 October 2017

Impact and prevention of severe exacerbations of COPD: a review of the evidence

Halpin DMG, Miravitlles M, Metzdorf N, Celli B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2891-2908

Published Date: 5 October 2017

Joint statement for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for Gulf Cooperation Council countries and Middle East–North Africa region, 2017

Mahboub BH, Vats MG, Al Zaabi A, Iqbal MN, Safwat T, Al-Hurish F, Miravitlles M, Singh D, Asad K, Zeineldine S, Al-Hajjaj MS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2869-2890

Published Date: 9 October 2017

Use of the forced-oscillation technique to estimate spirometry values

Yamamoto S, Miyoshi S, Katayama H, Okazaki M, Shigematsu H, Sano Y, Matsubara M, Hamaguchi N, Okura T, Higaki J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2859-2868

Published Date: 3 October 2017

Risk of cancer after lung transplantation for COPD

Ekström M, Riise GC, Tanash HA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2841-2847

Published Date: 3 October 2017

The association between objectively measured physical activity and morning symptoms in COPD

van Buul AR, Kasteleyn MJ, Chavannes NH, Taube C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2831-2840

Published Date: 3 October 2017

Associations between the psychological health of patients and carers in advanced COPD

Mi E, Mi E, Ewing G, Mahadeva R, Gardener AC, Holt Butcher H, Booth S, Farquhar M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2813-2821

Published Date: 30 September 2017

Specific IgA against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in severe COPD

Millares L, Martí S, Ardanuy C, Liñares J, Santos S, Dorca J, García-Nuñez M, Quero S, Monsó E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2807-2811

Published Date: 30 September 2017

Proactive palliative care for patients with COPD (PROLONG): a pragmatic cluster controlled trial

Duenk RG, Verhagen C, Bronkhorst EM, van Mierlo PJWB, Broeders MEAC, Collard SM, Dekhuijzen PNR, Vissers KCP, Heijdra Y, Engels Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2795-2806

Published Date: 28 September 2017

Systemic effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in young-old adults’ life-space mobility

Garcia IFF, Tiuganji CT, Simões MSMP, Santoro IL, Lunardi AC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2777-2785

Published Date: 27 September 2017

Community pharmacy-based case finding for COPD in urban and rural settings is feasible and effective

Fathima M, Saini B, Foster JM, Armour CL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2753-2761

Published Date: 18 September 2017

Self-management behaviors to reduce exacerbation impact in COPD patients: a Delphi study

Korpershoek YJG, Bruins Slot JC, Effing TW, Schuurmans MJ, Trappenburg JCA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2735-2746

Published Date: 15 September 2017

Comparative study on medical utilization and costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with good lung function

Lim JU, Kim K, Kim SH, Lee MG, Lee SY, Yoo KH, Lee SH, Jung KS, Rhee CK, Hwang YI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2711-2721

Published Date: 11 September 2017

Sputum cell count: biomarkers in the differentiation of asthma, COPD and asthma-COPD overlap

Gao J, Zhou WT, Chen BD, Lin WM, Wu SF, Wu F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2703-2710

Published Date: 11 September 2017

Acute exacerbations of COPD: risk factors for failure and relapse

Mantero M, Rogliani P, Di Pasquale M, Polverino E, Crisafulli E, Guerrero M, Gramegna A, Cazzola M, Blasi F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2687-2693

Published Date: 8 September 2017

The use of the practice walk test in pulmonary rehabilitation program: National COPD Audit Pulmonary Rehabilitation Workstream

Hakamy A, McKeever TM, Steiner MC, Roberts CM, Singh SJ, Bolton CE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2681-2686

Published Date: 8 September 2017

Usefulness of the desaturation–distance ratio from the six-minute walk test for patients with COPD

Fujimoto Y, Oki Y, Kaneko M, Sakai H, Misu S, Yamaguchi T, Mitani Y, Yasuda H, Ishikawa A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2669-2675

Published Date: 6 September 2017

Capillary PO2 does not adequately reflect arterial PO2 in hypoxemic COPD patients

Magnet FS, Majorski DS, Callegari J, Schwarz SB, Schmoor C, Windisch W, Storre JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2647-2653

Published Date: 6 September 2017

Differences in systemic inflammation between cigarette and biomass smoke-induced COPD

Golpe R, Martín-Robles I, Sanjuán-López P, Pérez-de-Llano L, González-Juanatey C, López-Campos JL, Arellano-Orden E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2639-2646

Published Date: 1 September 2017

Sensitization to Aspergillus fumigatus as a risk factor for bronchiectasis in COPD

Everaerts S, Lagrou K, Dubbeldam A, Lorent N, Vermeersch K, Van Hoeyveld E, Bossuyt X, Dupont LJ, Vanaudenaerde BM, Janssens W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2629-2638

Published Date: 31 August 2017

A new functional method to choose the target lobe for lung volume reduction in emphysema – comparison with the conventional densitometric method

Hetzel J, Boeckeler M, Horger M, Ehab A, Kloth C, Wagner R, Freitag L, Slebos DJ, Lewis RA, Haentschel M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2621-2628

Published Date: 30 August 2017

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with mild airflow limitation: current knowledge and proposal for future research – a consensus document from six scientific societies

Rossi A, Butorac-Petanjek B, Chilosi M, Cosío BG, Flezar M, Koulouris N, Marin J, Miculinic N, Polese G, Samaržija M, Skrgat S, Vassilakopoulos T, Vukić-Dugac A, Zakynthinos S, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2593-2610

Published Date: 29 August 2017

Effects of daily vitamin D supplementation on respiratory muscle strength and physical performance in vitamin D-deficient COPD patients: a pilot trial

Rafiq R, Prins HJ, Boersma WG, Daniels JMA, den Heijer M, Lips P, de Jongh RT

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2583-2592

Published Date: 28 August 2017

Comparison of pulsed versus continuous oxygen delivery using realistic adult nasal airway replicas

Chen JZ, Katz IM, Pichelin M, Zhu K, Caillibotte G, Noga ML, Finlay WH, Martin AR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2559-2571

Published Date: 24 August 2017

ACTIVATE: the effect of aclidinium/formoterol on hyperinflation, exercise capacity, and physical activity in patients with COPD

Watz H, Troosters T, Beeh KM, Garcia-Aymerich J, Paggiaro P, Molins E, Notari M, Zapata A, Jarreta D, Garcia Gil E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2545-2558

Published Date: 24 August 2017

Determinants of each domain of the Short Physical Performance Battery in COPD

Bernabeu-Mora R, Giménez-Giménez LM, Montilla-Herrador J, García-Guillamón G, García-Vidal JA, Medina-Mirapeix F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2539-2544

Published Date: 23 August 2017

Effect of a rehabilitation-based chronic disease management program targeting severe COPD exacerbations on readmission patterns

Lalmolda C, Coll-Fernández R, Martínez N, Baré M, Teixidó Colet M, Epelde F, Monso E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2531-2538

Published Date: 23 August 2017

Comparison of World Health Organization and Asia-Pacific body mass index classifications in COPD patients

Lim JU, Lee JH, Kim JS, Hwang YI, Kim T, Lim SY, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Kim YK, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2465-2475

Published Date: 21 August 2017

Clinical implications of blood eosinophil count in patients with non-asthma–COPD overlap syndrome COPD

Song JH, Lee C, Kim JW, Lee WY, Jung JY, Park JH, Jung KS, Yoo KH, Park YB, Kim DK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2455-2464

Published Date: 17 August 2017

Risk of community-acquired pneumonia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease stratified by smoking status: a population-based cohort study in the United Kingdom

Braeken DCW, Rohde GGU, Franssen FME, Driessen JHM, van Staa TP, Souverein PC, Wouters EFM, de Vries F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2425-2432

Published Date: 14 August 2017

Overdiagnosis of COPD in hospitalized patients

Spero K, Bayasi G, Beaudry L, Barber KR, Khorfan F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2417-2423

Published Date: 11 August 2017

Skin condition and its relationship to systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Majewski S, Pietrzak A, Tworek D, Szewczyk K, Kumor-Kisielewska A, Kurmanowska Z, Górski P, Zalewska-Janowska A, Piotrowski WJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2407-2415

Published Date: 11 August 2017

Hand grip strength in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Jeong M, Kang HK, Song P, Park HK, Jung H, Lee SS, Koo HK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2385-2390

Published Date: 9 August 2017

A comprehensive analysis of association of medical history with airflow limitation: a cross-sectional study

Nishida Y, Takahashi Y, Tezuka K, Yamazaki K, Yada Y, Nakayama T, Asai S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2363-2371

Published Date: 8 August 2017

Small airways disease: time for a revisit?

Stockley JA, Cooper BG, Stockley RA, Sapey E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2343-2353

Published Date: 7 August 2017

Hand grip strength and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Korea: an analysis in KNHANES VI

Lee SH, Kim SJ, Han Y, Ryu YJ, Lee JH, Chang JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2313-2321

Published Date: 4 August 2017

When is dual bronchodilation indicated in COPD?

Thomas M, Halpin DMG, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2291-2305

Published Date: 3 August 2017

Platelet distribution width as a prognostic factor in patients with COPD – pilot study

Białas AJ, Pedone C, Piotrowski WJ, Antonelli Incalzi R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2261-2267

Published Date: 1 August 2017

Improving adherence to alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency screening guidelines using the pulmonary function laboratory

Luna Diaz LV, Iupe I, Zavala B, Balestrini KC, Guerrero A, Holt G, Calderon-Candelario R, Mirsaeidi M, Campos M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2257-2259

Published Date: 31 July 2017

Prognostic variables and scores identifying the end of life in COPD: a systematic review

Smith LE, Moore E, Ali I, Smeeth L, Stone P, Quint JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2239-2256

Published Date: 31 July 2017

Increased parasympathetic cardiac modulation in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD: how should we interpret it?

Kabbach EZ, Mazzuco A, Borghi-Silva A, Cabiddu R, Agnoleto AG, Barbosa JF, de Carvalho Junior LCS, Mendes RG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2221-2230

Published Date: 28 July 2017

Tiotropium bromide exerts anti-inflammatory effects during resistive breathing, an experimental model of severe airway obstruction

Toumpanakis D, Loverdos K, Tzouda V, Vassilakopoulou V, Litsiou E, Magkou C, Karavana V, Pieper M, Vassilakopoulos T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2207-2220

Published Date: 28 July 2017

Pathophysiological mechanism of long-term noninvasive ventilation in stable hypercapnic patients with COPD using functional respiratory imaging

Hajian B, De Backer J, Sneyers C, Ferreira F, Barboza KC, Leemans G, Vos W, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2197-2205

Published Date: 28 July 2017

Perception of symptoms and quality of life – comparison of patients’ and physicians’ views in the COPD MIRROR study

Celli B, Blasi F, Gaga M, Singh D, Vogelmeier C, Pegoraro V, Caputo N, Agusti A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2189-2196

Published Date: 27 July 2017

The association of tidal EFL with exercise performance, exacerbations, and death in COPD

Aarli BB, Calverley PM, Jensen RL, Dellacà R, Eagan TM, Bakke PS, Hardie JA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2179-2188

Published Date: 26 July 2017

Counseling for health behavior change in people with COPD: systematic review

Williams MT, Effing TW, Paquet C, Gibbs CA, Lewthwaite H, Li LSK, Phillips AC, Johnston KN

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2165-2178

Published Date: 26 July 2017

Spreading improvements for advanced COPD care through a Canadian Collaborative

Rocker GM, Amar C, Laframboise WL, Burns J, Verma JY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2157-2164

Published Date: 26 July 2017

Emerging pharmaceutical therapies for COPD

Lakshmi SP, Reddy AT, Reddy RC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2141-2156

Published Date: 21 July 2017

Development of the ProPal-COPD tool to identify patients with COPD for proactive palliative care

Duenk RG, Verhagen C, Bronkhorst EM, Djamin RS, Bosman GJ, Lammers E, Dekhuijzen PNR, Vissers KCP, Engels Y, Heijdra Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2121-2128

Published Date: 20 July 2017

Bacteriological incidence in pneumonia patients with pulmonary emphysema: a bacterial floral analysis using the 16S ribosomal RNA gene in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid

Naito K, Yamasaki K, Yatera K, Akata K, Noguchi S, Kawanami T, Fukuda K, Kido T, Ishimoto H, Mukae H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2111-2120

Published Date: 20 July 2017

COPD patients’ self-reported adherence, psychosocial factors and mild cognitive impairment in pulmonary rehabilitation

Pierobon A, Sini Bottelli E, Ranzini L, Bruschi C, Maestri R, Bertolotti G, Sommaruga M, Torlaschi V, Callegari S, Giardini A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2059-2067

Published Date: 18 July 2017

Voluntary lung function screening to reveal new COPD cases in southern Italy

Capozzolo A, Castellana G, Dragonieri S, Carratù P, Liotino V, Vulpi MR, Marra L, Resta E, Intiglietta P, Resta O

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2035-2042

Published Date: 11 July 2017

Alteration of the irisin–brain-derived neurotrophic factor axis contributes to disturbance of mood in COPD patients

Papp C, Pak K, Erdei T, Juhasz B, Seres I, Szentpéteri A, Kardos L, Szilasi M, Gesztelyi R, Zsuga J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2023-2033

Published Date: 7 July 2017

Tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 as a possible marker of COPD in smokers and ex-smokers

Caram LMO, Ferrari R, Nogueira DL, Oliveira MRM, Francisqueti FV, Tanni SE, Corrêa CR, Godoy I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2015-2021

Published Date: 7 July 2017

Bronchodilator efficacy of extrafine glycopyrronium bromide: the Glyco 2 study

Singh D, Scuri M, Collarini S, Vezzoli S, Mariotti F, Muraro A, Acerbi D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:2001-2014

Published Date: 7 July 2017

Active smoking and COPD phenotype: distribution and impact on prognostic factors

Riesco JA, Alcázar B, Trigueros JA, Campuzano A, Pérez J, Lorenzo JL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1989-1999

Published Date: 6 July 2017

Fluticasone propionate/formoterol for COPD management: a randomized controlled trial

Papi A, Dokic D, Tzimas W, Mészáros I, Olech-Cudzik A, Koroknai Z, McAulay K, Mersmann S, Dalvi PS, Overend T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1961-1971

Published Date: 5 July 2017

Clinical and economic burden of dyspnea and other COPD symptoms in a managed care setting

Stephenson JJ, Wertz D, Gu T, Patel J, Dalal AA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1947-1959

Published Date: 4 July 2017

Characterization of throat microbial flora in smokers with or without COPD

Diao W, Shen N, Du Y, Qian K, He B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1933-1946

Published Date: 4 July 2017

Prevalence and associated factors of COPD among Aboriginal peoples in Canada: a cross-sectional study

Bird Y, Moraros J, Mahmood R, Esmaeelzadeh S, Kyaw Soe NM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1915-1922

Published Date: 30 June 2017

Intracellular interactions of umeclidinium and vilanterol in human airway smooth muscle

Shaikh N, Johnson M, Hall DA, Chung KF, Riley JH, Worsley S, Bhavsar PK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1903-1913

Published Date: 30 June 2017

Interfaces and ventilator settings for long-term noninvasive ventilation in COPD patients

Callegari J, Magnet FS, Taubner S, Berger M, Schwarz SB, Windisch W, Storre JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1883-1889

Published Date: 28 June 2017

Double bronchodilation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a crude analysis from a systematic review

Lopez-Campos JL, Calero-Acuña C, Márquez-Martín E, Quintana Gallego E, Carrasco-Hernández L, Abad Arranz M, Ortega Ruiz F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1867-1876

Published Date: 23 June 2017

Th17 profile in COPD exacerbations

Ponce-Gallegos MA, Ramírez-Venegas A, Falfán-Valencia R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1857-1865

Published Date: 22 June 2017

Anti-p-benzoquinone antibody level as a prospective biomarker to identify smokers at risk for COPD

Banerjee S, Bhattacharyya P, Mitra S, Kundu S, Panda S, Chatterjee IB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1847-1856

Published Date: 21 June 2017

Hospital admissions and mortality in patients with COPD exacerbations and vertebral body compression fractures

Pascual-Guardia S, Badenes-Bonet D, Martin-Ontiyuelo C, Zuccarino F, Marín-Corral J, Rodríguez A, Barreiro E, Gea J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1837-1845

Published Date: 21 June 2017

Relationship between blood eosinophils, clinical characteristics, and mortality in patients with COPD

Zysman M, Deslee G, Caillaud D, Chanez P, Escamilla R, Court-Fortune I, Nesme-Meyer P, Perez T, Paillasseur JL, Pinet C, Jebrak G, Roche N, Burgel PR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1819-1824

Published Date: 20 June 2017

Prevalence and characteristics of asthma–COPD overlap syndrome identified by a stepwise approach

Inoue H, Nagase T, Morita S, Yoshida A, Jinnai T, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1803-1810

Published Date: 20 June 2017

Dysregulation of microRNA-214 and PTEN contributes to the pathogenesis of hypoxic pulmonary hypertension

Liu H, Yin T, Yan W, Si R, Wang B, Chen M, Li F, Wang Q, Tao L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1781-1791

Published Date: 19 June 2017

Serum levels of IGFBP7 are elevated during acute exacerbation in COPD patients

Ruan W, Wu M, Shi L, Li F, Dong L, Qiu Y, Wu X, Ying K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1775-1780

Published Date: 19 June 2017

Palliative care and prognosis in COPD: a systematic review with a validation cohort

Almagro P, Yun S, Sangil A, Rodríguez-Carballeira M, Marine M, Landete P, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Soriano JB, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1721-1729

Published Date: 9 June 2017

Pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD – available resources and utilization in Swedish primary and secondary care

Sundh J, Lindgren H, Hasselgren M, Montgomery S, Janson C, Ställberg B, Lisspers K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1695-1704

Published Date: 8 June 2017

Alpha-1 antitrypsin Pi*SZ genotype: estimated prevalence and number of SZ subjects worldwide

Blanco I, Bueno P, Diego I, Pérez-Holanda S, Lara B, Casas-Maldonado F, Esquinas C, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1683-1694

Published Date: 8 June 2017

Development of a training program to support health care professionals to deliver the SPACE for COPD self-management program

Blackmore C, Johnson-Warrington VL, Williams JEA, Apps LD, Young HML, Bourne CLA, Singh SJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1669-1681

Published Date: 7 June 2017

Validity and interpretation of spirometric recordings to diagnose COPD in UK primary care

Rothnie KJ, Chandan JS, Goss HG, Müllerová H, Quint JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1663-1668

Published Date: 7 June 2017

An analysis of the economic and patient outcome impact of an integrated COPD service in east London

Garner A, Hodson M, Ketsetzis G, Pulle L, Yorke J, Bhowmik A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1653-1662

Published Date: 6 June 2017

Serum inflammatory biomarkers and clinical outcomes of COPD exacerbation caused by different pathogens

Kawamatawong T, Apiwattanaporn A, Siricharoonwong W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1625-1630

Published Date: 31 May 2017

Radiologic features of precancerous areas of the lungs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chubachi S, Takahashi S, Tsutsumi A, Kameyama N, Sasaki M, Naoki K, Soejima K, Nakamura H, Asano K, Betsuyaku T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1613-1624

Published Date: 30 May 2017

Development of a nomogram for predicting in-hospital mortality of patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Sakamoto Y, Yamauchi Y, Yasunaga H, Takeshima H, Hasegawa W, Jo T, Sasabuchi Y, Matsui H, Fushimi K, Nagase T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1605-1611

Published Date: 29 May 2017

Inhaled indacaterol for the treatment of COPD patients with destroyed lung by tuberculosis and moderate-to-severe airflow limitation: results from the randomized INFINITY study

Kim CJ, Yoon HK, Park MJ, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Park JW, Lim SY, Shim JJ, Lee YC, Kim YS, Oh YM, Kim S, Yoo CG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1589-1596

Published Date: 29 May 2017

Delayed but successful response to noninvasive ventilation in COPD patients with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure

Lemyze M, Bury Q, Guiot A, Jonard M, Mohammad U, Van Grunderbeeck N, Gasan G, Thevenin D, Mallat J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1539-1547

Published Date: 25 May 2017

Proteasome activity related with the daily physical activity of COPD patients

Lee KY, Chen TT, Chiang LL, Chuang HC, Feng PH, Liu WT, Chen KY, Ho SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1519-1525

Published Date: 22 May 2017

Ampicillin resistance in Haemophilus influenzae from COPD patients in the UK

Maddi S, Kolsum U, Jackson S, Barraclough R, Maschera B, Simpson KD, Pascal TG, Durviaux S, Hessel EM, Singh D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1507-1518

Published Date: 22 May 2017

Clinical characteristics of COPD patients with tidal expiratory flow limitation

Dean J, Kolsum U, Hitchen P, Gupta V, Singh D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1503-1506

Published Date: 22 May 2017

The PLATINO study: description of the distribution, stability, and mortality according to the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease classification from 2007 to 2017

Menezes AM, Wehrmeister FC, Perez-Padilla R, Viana KP, Soares C, Müllerova H, Valdivia G, Jardim JR, Montes de Oca M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1491-1501

Published Date: 18 May 2017

Development of a self-scored persistent airflow obstruction screening questionnaire in a general Japanese population: the Hisayama study

Samukawa T, Matsumoto K, Tsukuya G, Koriyama C, Fukuyama S, Uchida A, Mizuno K, Miyahara H, Kiyohara Y, Ninomiya T, Inoue H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1469-1481

Published Date: 15 May 2017

The effect of COPD severity and study duration on exacerbation outcome in randomized controlled trials

Eriksson G, Calverley PM, Jenkins CR, Anzueto AR, Make BJ, Lindberg M, Fagerås M, Postma DS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1457-1468

Published Date: 15 May 2017

Two CHRN susceptibility variants for COPD are genetic determinants of emphysema and chest computed tomography manifestations in Chinese patients

Zhao Z, Jiang C, Zhao D, Li Y, Liang CX, Liu W, Wei S, Zhou Y, Zhao Z, Ran P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1447-1455

Published Date: 15 May 2017

Pulmonary artery to aorta ratio is associated with cardiac structure and functional changes in mild-to-moderate COPD

Cuttica MJ, Bhatt SP, Rosenberg SR, Beussink L, Shah SJ, Smith LJ, Dransfield MT, Kalhan R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1439-1446

Published Date: 12 May 2017

Bronchiectasis in COPD patients: more than a comorbidity?

Martinez-Garcia MA, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1401-1411

Published Date: 11 May 2017

The direct and indirect costs of managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Greece

Souliotis K, Kousoulakou H, Hillas G, Tzanakis N, Toumbis M, Vassilakopoulos T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1395-1400

Published Date: 10 May 2017

Genetic polymorphism and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Yuan CH, Chang D, Lu GM, Deng XW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1385-1393

Published Date: 10 May 2017

Bronchiectasis and increased risk of ischemic stroke: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Chen YF, Lin HH, Lin CS, Turbat B, Wang KA, Chung WS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1375-1383

Published Date: 10 May 2017

The effect of indacaterol/glycopyrronium versus tiotropium or salmeterol/fluticasone on the prevention of clinically important deterioration in COPD

Anzueto AR, Vogelmeier CF, Kostikas K, Mezzi K, Fucile S, Bader G, Shen S, Banerji D, Fogel R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1325-1337

Published Date: 4 May 2017

Hydrogen coadministration slows the development of COPD-like lung disease in a cigarette smoke-induced rat model

Liu X, Ma C, Wang X, Wang W, Li Z, Wang X, Wang P, Sun W, Xue B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1309-1324

Published Date: 2 May 2017

Treatment of lung disease in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: a systematic review

Edgar RG, Patel M, Bayliss S, Crossley D, Sapey E, Turner AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1295-1308

Published Date: 2 May 2017

Correlation between fractional exhaled nitric oxide and sputum eosinophilia in exacerbations of COPD

Gao J, Zhang M, Zhou LQ, Yang X, Wu HG, Zhang JF, Wu F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1287-1293

Published Date: 27 April 2017

Home noninvasive positive pressure ventilation with built-in software in stable hypercapnic COPD: a short-term prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled trial

Zhou L, Li X, Guan L, Chen J, Guo B, Wu W, Huo Y, Zhou Z, Liang Z, Zhou Y, Tan J, Chen X, Song Y, Chen R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1279-1286

Published Date: 27 April 2017

Serum IL-1β and IL-17 levels in patients with COPD: associations with clinical parameters

Zou Y, Chen X, Liu J, Zhou DB, Kuang X, Xiao J, Yu Q, Lu XX, Li W, Xie B, Chen Q

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1247-1254

Published Date: 24 April 2017

COPD is a clear risk factor for increased use of resources and adverse outcomes in patients undergoing intervention for colorectal cancer: a nationwide study in Spain

Baré M, Montón C, Mora L, Redondo M, Pont M, Escobar A, Sarasqueta C, Fernández de Larrea N, Briones E, Quintana JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1233-1241

Published Date: 21 April 2017

Home monitoring of breathing rate in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: observational study of feasibility, acceptability, and change after exacerbation

Rubio N, Parker RA, Drost EM, Pinnock H, Weir CJ, Hanley J, Mantoani LC, McKinstry B, Rabinovich RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1221-1231

Published Date: 20 April 2017

The association between risk of airflow limitation and serum uric acid measured at medical health check-ups

Fukuhara A, Saito J, Sato S, Saito K, Fukuhara N, Tanino Y, Wang X, Rinno K, Suzuki H, Munakata M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1213-1219

Published Date: 19 April 2017

Investigating the role of pentraxin 3 as a biomarker for bacterial infection in subjects with COPD

Thulborn SJ, Dilpazir M, Haldar K, Mistry V, Brightling CE, Barer MR, Bafadhel M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1199-1205

Published Date: 18 April 2017

Frailty syndrome in ambulatory patients with COPD

Limpawattana P, Putraveephong S, Inthasuwan P, Boonsawat W, Theerakulpisut D, Chindaprasirt J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1193-1198

Published Date: 18 April 2017

Characterization of sputum biomarkers for asthma–COPD overlap syndrome [Erratum]

Gao J, Iwamoto H, Koskela J, Alenius H, Hattori N, Kohno N, Laitinen T, Mazur W, Pulkkinen V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1191-1192

Published Date: 18 April 2017

Significance of NT-pro-BNP in acute exacerbation of COPD patients without underlying left ventricular dysfunction

Adrish M, Nannaka VB, Cano EJ, Bajantri B, Diaz-Fuentes G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1183-1189

Published Date: 13 April 2017

Self-reported daily walking time in COPD: relationship with relevant clinical and functional characteristics

Ramon MA, Esquinas C, Barrecheguren M, Pleguezuelos E, Molina J, Quintano JA, Roman-Rodríguez M, Naberan K, Llor C, Roncero C, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1173-1181

Published Date: 13 April 2017

Identification of subtypes in subjects with mild-to-moderate airflow limitation and its clinical and socioeconomic implications

Lee JH, Rhee CK, Kim K, Kim J, Kim SH, Yoo K, Kim WJ, Park YB, Park HY, Jung KS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1135-1144

Published Date: 12 April 2017

Long-term effects of beta-blocker use on lung function in Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Oda N, Miyahara N, Ichikawa H, Tanimoto Y, Kajimoto K, Sakugawa M, Kawai H, Taniguchi A, Morichika D, Tanimoto M, Kanehiro A, Kiura K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1119-1124

Published Date: 10 April 2017

Accelerometer- versus questionnaire-based assessment of physical activity and their changes over time in patients with COPD

Sievi NA, Brack T, Brutsche MH, Frey M, Irani S, Leuppi JD, Thurnheer R, Kohler M, Clarenbach CF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1113-1118

Published Date: 10 April 2017

Peripheral leukocyte microRNAs as novel biomarkers for COPD

Wang R, Xu J, Liu H, Zhao Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1101-1112

Published Date: 6 April 2017

Burden of asthma, dyspnea, and chronic cough in South Asia

Bishwajit G, Tang S, Yaya S, Feng Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1093-1099

Published Date: 6 April 2017

Pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD improves exercise time rather than exercise tolerance: effects and mechanisms

Miki K, Maekura R, Kitada S, Miki M, Yoshimura K, Yamamoto H, Kawabe T, Kagawa H, Oshitani Y, Satomi A, Nishida K, Sawa N, Inoue K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1061-1070

Published Date: 3 April 2017

Mid-regional pro-adrenomedullin and copeptin to predict short-term prognosis of COPD exacerbations: a multicenter prospective blinded study

Dres M, Hausfater P, Foissac F, Bernard M, Joly LM, Sebbane M, Philippon AL, Gil-Jardiné C, Schmidt J, Maignan M, Treluyer JM, Roche N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1047-1056

Published Date: 31 March 2017

COPD is commonly underdiagnosed in patients with lung cancer: results from the RECOIL study (retrospective study of COPD infradiagnosis in lung cancer)

Parrón Collar D, Pazos Guerra M, Rodriguez P, Gotera C, Mahíllo-Fernández I, Peces-Barba G, Seijo LM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1033-1038

Published Date: 30 March 2017

Barriers and enablers of physical activity engagement for patients with COPD in primary care

Kosteli MC, Heneghan NR, Roskell C, Williams SE, Adab P, Dickens AP, Enocson A, Fitzmaurice DA, Jolly K, Jordan R, Greenfield S, Cumming J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1019-1031

Published Date: 28 March 2017

Factors contributing to high-cost hospital care for patients with COPD

Mulpuru S, McKay J, Ronksley PE, Thavorn K, Kobewka DM, Forster AJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:989-995

Published Date: 24 March 2017

Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 is elevated in patients with COPD independent of metabolic and cardiovascular function

Waschki B, Watz H, Holz O, Magnussen H, Olejnicka B, Welte T, Rabe KF, Janciauskiene S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:981-987

Published Date: 22 March 2017

Measures of bronchodilator response of FEV1, FVC and SVC in a Swedish general population sample aged 50–64 years, the SCAPIS Pilot Study

Torén K, Bake B, Olin A-C, Engström G, Blomberg A, Vikgren J, Hedner J, Brandberg J, Persson HL, Sköld CM, Rosengren A, Bergström G, Janson C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:973-980

Published Date: 22 March 2017

Impact of a COPD comprehensive case management program on hospital length of stay and readmission rates

Alshabanat A, Otterstatter MC, Sin DD, Road J, Rempel C, Burns J, van Eeden SF, FitzGerald JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:961-971

Published Date: 21 March 2017

Intratracheal transplantation of endothelial progenitor cells attenuates smoking-induced COPD in mice

Shi Z, Chen Y, Cao J, Zeng H, Yang Y, Chen P, Luo H, Peng H, Cai S, Guan C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:947-960

Published Date: 20 March 2017

Current asthma contributes as much as smoking to chronic bronchitis in middle age: a prospective population-based study [Corrigendum]

Dharmage SC, Perret JL, Burgess JA, Lodge CJ, Johns DP, Thomas PS, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Abramson MJ, Walters EH, Matheson MC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:945-946

Published Date: 20 March 2017

Greater dyspnea is associated with lower health-related quality of life among European patients with COPD

Gruenberger JB, Vietri J, Keininger DL, Mahler DA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:937-944

Published Date: 20 March 2017

Association between RTEL1 gene polymorphisms and COPD susceptibility in a Chinese Han population

Ding YP, Xu HP, Yao JJ, Xu DC, He P, Yi SY, Li QN, Liu YS, Wu CB, Tian ZJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:931-936

Published Date: 17 March 2017

LABA/LAMA combinations versus LAMA monotherapy or LABA/ICS in COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rodrigo GJ, Price D, Anzueto A, Singh D, Altman P, Bader G, Patalano F, Fogel R, Kostikas K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:907-922

Published Date: 17 March 2017

Evidence of eosinophil extracellular trap cell death in COPD: does it represent the trigger that switches on the disease?

Uribe Echevarría L, Leimgruber C, García González J, Nevado A, Álvarez R, García LN, Quintar AA, Maldonado CA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:885-896

Published Date: 14 March 2017

Positive correlation of airway resistance and serum asymmetric dimethylarginine level in COPD patients with systemic markers of low-grade inflammation

Tajti G, Gesztelyi R, Pak K, Papp C, Keki S, Szilasi ME, Mikaczo A, Fodor A, Szilasi M, Zsuga J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:873-884

Published Date: 14 March 2017

Health behaviors and their correlates among participants in the Continuing to Confront COPD International Patient Survey [Corrigendum]

Müllerová H, Landis SH, Aisanov Z, Davis KJ, Ichinose M, Mannino DM, Maskell J, Menezes AM, van der Molen T, Oh YM, Tabberer M, Han MK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:859-860

Published Date: 15 March 2017

Is cardiac autonomic modulation during upper limb isometric contraction and Valsalva maneuver impaired in COPD patients?

Goulart CL, Cabiddu R, Schneiders PB, Antunes San Martin E, Trimer R, Borghi-Silva A, da Silva ALG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:849-857

Published Date: 13 March 2017

Colds as predictors of the onset and severity of COPD exacerbations

Johnston NW, Olsson M, Edsbäcker S, Gerhardsson de Verdier M, Gustafson P, McCrae C, Coyle PV, McIvor RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:839-848

Published Date: 10 March 2017

Does urinary peptide content differ between COPD patients with and without inherited alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency?

Carleo A, Chorostowska-Wynimko J, Koeck T, Mischak H, Czajkowska-Malinowska M, Rozy A, Welte T, Janciauskiene S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:829-837

Published Date: 8 March 2017

Mucoactive and antioxidant medicines for COPD: consensus of a group of Chinese pulmonary physicians

Yan X, Song Y, Shen C, Xu WB, Chen L, Zhang J, Liu H, Huang M, Lai G, Qian G, Wang J, Ye X, Zheng J, Bai C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:803-812

Published Date: 22 March 2017

Inhaled treatment of COPD: a Delphi consensus statement

Ninane V, Corhay JL, Germonpré P, Janssens W, Joos GF, Liistro G, Vincken W, Gurdain S, Vanvlasselaer E, Lehouck A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:793-801

Published Date: 6 March 2017

Seasonal variability in clinical care of COPD outpatients: results from the Andalusian COPD audit

López-Campos JL, Abad Arranz M, Calero-Acuña C, Romero-Valero F, Ayerbe-García R, Hidalgo-Molina A, Aguilar-Pérez-Grovas RI, García-Gil F, Casas-Maldonado F, Caballero-Ballesteros L, Sánchez-Palop M, Pérez-Tejero D, Segado Soriano A, Calvo-Bonachera J, Hernández-Sierra B, Doménech A, Arroyo-Varela M, González-Vargas F, Cruz-Rueda JJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:785-792

Published Date: 3 March 2017

Decreased levels of irisin, a skeletal muscle cell-derived myokine, are related to emphysema associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Sugiyama Y, Asai K, Yamada K, Kureya Y, Ijiri N, Watanabe T, Kanazawa H, Hirata K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:765-772

Published Date: 2 March 2017

Umeclidinium/vilanterol as step-up therapy from tiotropium in patients with moderate COPD: a randomized, parallel-group, 12-week study

Kerwin EM, Kalberg CJ, Galkin DV, Zhu C, Church A, Riley JH, Fahy WA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:745-755

Published Date: 24 February 2017

Impact of comorbid conditions in COPD patients on health care resource utilization and costs in a predominantly Medicare population

Schwab P, Dhamane AD, Hopson SD, Moretz C, Annavarapu S, Burslem K, Renda A, Kaila S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:735-744

Published Date: 23 February 2017

Occupational COPD and job exposure matrices: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sadhra S, Kurmi OP, Sadhra SS, Lam KB, Ayres JG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:725-734

Published Date: 22 February 2017

Effect of simvastatin on MMPs and TIMPs in cigarette smoke-induced rat COPD model

Sun J, Bao J, Shi Y, Zhang B, Yuan L, Li J, Zhang L, Sun M, Zhang L, Sun W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:717-724

Published Date: 22 February 2017

Repression of Toll-like receptor-4 by microRNA-149-3p is associated with smoking-related COPD

Shen W, Liu J, Zhao G, Fan M, Song G, Zhang Y, Weng Z, Zhang Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:705-715

Published Date: 22 February 2017

Heterogeneity of asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Joo H, Han D, Lee JH, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:697-703

Published Date: 22 February 2017

The immediate effect of soft tissue manual therapy intervention on lung function in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Cruz-Montecinos C, Godoy-Olave D, Contreras-Briceño FA, Gutiérrez P, Torres-Castro R, Miret-Venegas L, Engel RM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:691-696

Published Date: 21 February 2017

COPD symptom burden: impact on health care resource utilization, and work and activity impairment

Ding B, Small M, Bergström G, Holmgren U

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:677-689

Published Date: 21 February 2017

Sarcopenia correlates with systemic inflammation in COPD

Byun MK, Cho EN, Chang J, Ahn CM, Kim HJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:669-675

Published Date: 20 February 2017

Natural course of early COPD

Rhee CK, Kim K, Yoon HK, Kim JA, Kim SH, Lee SH, Park YB, Jung KS, Yoo KH, Hwang YI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:663-668

Published Date: 20 February 2017

Is exposure to biomass smoke really associated with COPD?

Das V, Nitin V, Salvi S, Kodgule R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:651-653

Published Date: 17 February 2017

MiR-344b-1-3p targets TLR2 and negatively regulates TLR2 signaling pathway

Xu H, Wu Y, Li L, Yuan W, Zhang D, Yan Q, Guo Z, Huang W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:627-638

Published Date: 14 February 2017

Can we predict the prognosis of COPD with a routine blood test?

Xiong W, Xu M, Zhao YF, Wu XL, Pudasaini B, Liu JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:615-625

Published Date: 13 February 2017

A Belgian survey on the diagnosis of asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Cataldo D, Corhay JL, Derom E, Louis R, Marchand E, Michils A, Ninane V, Peché R, Pilette C, Vincken W, Janssens W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:601-613

Published Date: 13 February 2017

Reduced nuclear translocation of serum response factor is associated with skeletal muscle atrophy in a cigarette smoke-induced mouse model of COPD

Ma R, Gong XF, Jiang H, Lin CY, Chen YQ, Xu XM, Zhang CT, Wang J, Lu WJ, Zhong NS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:581-587

Published Date: 20 February 2017

Alpha-1 antitrypsin Pi*Z gene frequency and Pi*ZZ genotype numbers worldwide: an update

Blanco I, Bueno P, Diego I, Pérez-Holanda S, Casas-Maldonado F, Esquinas C, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:561-569

Published Date: 13 February 2017

Longitudinal changes in structural abnormalities using MDCT in COPD: do the CT measurements of airway wall thickness and small pulmonary vessels change in parallel with emphysematous progression?

Takayanagi S, Kawata N, Tada Y, Ikari J, Matsuura Y, Matsuoka S, Matsushita S, Yanagawa N, Kasahara Y, Tatsumi K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:551-560

Published Date: 13 February 2017

A cross-sectional assessment of the burden of COPD symptoms in the US and Europe using the National Health and Wellness Survey

Ding B, DiBonaventura M, Karlsson N, Bergström G, Holmgren U

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:529-539

Published Date: 7 February 2017

Longitudinal changes in lung hyperinflation in COPD

Park J, Lee CH, Lee YJ, Park JS, Cho YJ, Lee JH, Lee CT, Yoon HI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:501-508

Published Date: 3 February 2017

“Real-life” inhaled corticosteroid withdrawal in COPD: a subgroup analysis of DACCORD

Vogelmeier C, Worth H, Buhl R, Criée C, Lossi NS, Mailänder C, Kardos P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:487-494

Published Date: 1 February 2017

Determining prognosis in acute exacerbation of COPD

Flattet Y, Garin N, Serratrice J, Perrier A, Stirnemann J, Carballo S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:467-475

Published Date: 31 January 2017

The pharmacological cost of COPD during Greek economic crisis

Stafyla E, Kerenidi T, Gerogianni I, Geitona M, Daniil Z, Gourgoulianis KI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:461-466

Published Date: 31 January 2017

Ectopic fat accumulation in patients with COPD: an ECLIPSE substudy

Martin M, Almeras N, Després JP, Coxson HO, Washko GR, Vivodtzev I, Wouters EFM, Rutten E, Williams MC, Murchison JT, MacNee W, Sin DD, Maltais F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:451-460

Published Date: 31 January 2017

Lung and kidney: a dangerous liaison? A population-based cohort study in COPD patients in Italy

Fedeli U, De Giorgi A, Gennaro N, Ferroni E, Gallerani M, Mikhailidis DP, Manfredini R, Fabbian F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:443-450

Published Date: 27 January 2017

Risk factors for FEV1 decline in mild COPD and high-risk populations

Chen SJ, Wang CH, Li B, Shi GC, Li HP, Zhang J, Gu YT, Zhou J, Song YL, Bai CX

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:435-442

Published Date: 27 January 2017

Patterns and characterization of COPD exacerbations using real-time data collection

Ejiofor SI, Stolk J, Fernandez P, Stockley RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:427-434

Published Date: 25 January 2017

Clinical audit of COPD in outpatient respiratory clinics in Spain: the EPOCONSUL study

Calle Rubio M, Alcazar-Navarrete B, Soriano JB, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Rodriguez González-Moro JM, Fuentes Ferrer ME, Lopez-Campos JL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:417-426

Published Date: 25 January 2017

Factors associated with plasma IL-33 levels in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Kim SW, Rhee CK, Kim KU, Lee SH, Hwang HG, Kim YI, Kim DK, Lee SD, Oh YM, Yoon HK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:395-402

Published Date: 21 January 2017

Coil therapy for patients with severe emphysema and bilateral incomplete fissures – effectiveness and complications after 1-year follow-up: a single-center experience

Kontogianni K, Gerovasili V, Gompelmann D, Schuhmann M, Hoffmann H, Heussel CP, Herth FJF, Eberhardt R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:383-394

Published Date: 23 January 2017

Comparative efficacy of long-acting β2-agonists as monotherapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a network meta-analysis

Donohue JF, Betts KA, Du EX, Altman P, Goyal P, Keininger DL, Gruenberger JB, Signorovitch JE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:367-381

Published Date: 19 January 2017

A randomized trial of once-daily fluticasone furoate/vilanterol or vilanterol versus placebo to determine effects on arterial stiffness in COPD

Bhatt SP, Dransfield MT, Cockcroft JR, Wang-Jairaj J, Midwinter DA, Rubin DB, Scott-Wilson CA, Crim C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:351-365

Published Date: 19 January 2017

Indacaterol/glycopyrronium versus salmeterol/fluticasone in Asian patients with COPD at a high risk of exacerbations: results from the FLAME study

Wedzicha JA, Zhong N, Ichinose M, Humphries M, Fogel R, Thach C, Patalano F, Banerji D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:339-349

Published Date: 19 January 2017

Prevalence of swallowing dysfunction screened in Swedish cohort of COPD patients

Gonzalez Lindh M, Blom Johansson M, Jennische M, Koyi H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:331-337

Published Date: 17 January 2017

The role of tuberculosis in COPD

Yakar HI, Gunen H, Pehlivan E, Aydogan S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:323-329

Published Date: 17 January 2017

Seasonality, risk factors and burden of community-acquired pneumonia in COPD patients: a population database study using linked health care records

Williams NP, Coombs NA, Johnson MJ, Josephs LK, Rigge LA, Staples KJ, Thomas M, Wilkinson TMA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:313-322

Published Date: 17 January 2017

The view of pulmonologists on palliative care for patients with COPD: a survey study

Duenk RG, Verhagen C, Dekhuijzen PNR, Vissers KCP, Engels Y, Heijdra Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:299-311

Published Date: 17 January 2017

Real-life data on antibiotic prescription and sputum culture diagnostics in acute exacerbations of COPD in primary care

Bathoorn E, Groenhof F, Hendrix R, van der Molen T, Sinha B, Kerstjens HA, Friedrich AW, Kocks JW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:285-290

Published Date: 13 January 2017

Predicting high risk of exacerbations in bronchiectasis: the E-FACED score

Martinez-Garcia MA, Athanazio RA, Girón R, Máiz-Carro L, de la Rosa D, Olveira C, de Gracia J, Vendrell M, Prados-Sánchez C, Gramblicka G, Corso Pereira M, Lundgren FL, Fernandes de Figuereido M, Arancibia F, Rached SZ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:275-284

Published Date: 18 January 2017

Birmingham COPD Cohort: a cross-sectional analysis of the factors associated with the likelihood of being in paid employment among people with COPD

Rai KK, Jordan RE, Siebert WS, Sadhra SS, Fitzmaurice DA, Sitch AJ, Ayres JG, Adab P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:233-242

Published Date: 11 January 2017

Global scientific collaboration in COPD research

Su YB, Long C, Yu Q, Zhang J, Wu D, Duan ZG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:215-225

Published Date: 6 January 2017

Serum CCL-18 level is a risk factor for COPD exacerbations requiring hospitalization

Dilektasli AG, Demirdogen Cetinoglu E, Uzaslan E, Budak F, Coskun F, Ursavas A, Ercan I, Ege E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:199-208

Published Date: 5 January 2017

Flexible bronchoscopy with moderate sedation in COPD: a case–control study

Grendelmeier P, Tamm M, Jahn K, Pflimlin E, Stolz D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:177-187

Published Date: 4 January 2017

Association between adherence to medications for COPD and medications for other chronic conditions in COPD patients

Dhamane AD, Schwab P, Hopson S, Moretz C, Annavarapu S, Burslem K, Renda A, Kaila S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:115-122

Published Date: 22 December 2016

Psychometric properties of the Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly in Chinese patients with COPD

Tao YX, Wang L, Dong XY, Zheng H, Zheng YS, Tang XY, Zhao Y, Zhang Q

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:105-114

Published Date: 22 December 2016

Gender differences in partners of patients with COPD and their perceptions about the patients

Nakken N, Janssen DJA, van Vliet M, de Vries GJ, Clappers-Gielen GAL, Michels AJ, Muris JWM, Vercoulen JH, Wouters EFM, Spruit MA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:95-104

Published Date: 23 December 2016

Network pharmacology-based identification of key pharmacological pathways of Yin–Huang–Qing–Fei capsule acting on chronic bronchitis

Yu GH, Zhang YQ, Ren WQ, Dong L, Li JF, Geng Y, Zhang Y, Li DF, Xu HY, Yang HJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:85-94

Published Date: 22 December 2016

Initiation of triple therapy maintenance treatment among patients with COPD in the US

Simeone JC, Luthra R, Kaila S, Pan X, Bhagnani TD, Liu J, Wilcox TK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:73-83

Published Date: 22 December 2016

The use of multiple respiratory inhalers requiring different inhalation techniques has an adverse effect on COPD outcomes

Bosnic-Anticevich S, Chrystyn H, Costello RW, Dolovich MB, Fletcher MJ, Lavorini F, Rodríguez-Roisin R, Ryan D, Wan Yau Ming S, Price DB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:59-71

Published Date: 21 December 2016

Psychometric properties of the Anxiety Inventory for Respiratory Disease in patients with COPD in China

Dong X, Wang L, Tao Y, Suo X, Li Y, Liu F, Zhao Y, Zhang Q

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:49-58

Published Date: 20 December 2016

Gender differences in the T-cell profiles of the airways in COPD patients associated with clinical phenotypes

Forsslund H, Yang M, Mikko M, Karimi R, Nyrén S, Engvall B, Grunewald J, Merikallio H, Kaarteenaho R, Wahlström J, Wheelock ÅM, Sköld CM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:35-48

Published Date: 20 December 2016

Trend of cost and utilization of COPD medication in Korea

Lee J, Lee JH, Kim J, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:27-33

Published Date: 19 December 2016

Early efficacy of budesonide/formoterol in patients with moderate-to-very-severe COPD

Calverley PM, Eriksson G, Jenkins CR, Anzueto AR, Make BJ, Persson A, Fagerås M, Postma DS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:13-25

Published Date: 19 December 2016

Domain-specific cognitive impairment in patients with COPD and control subjects

Cleutjens FAHM, Franssen FME, Spruit MA, Vanfleteren LEGW, Gijsen C, Dijkstra JB, Ponds RWHM, Wouters EFM, Janssen DJA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2017, 12:1-11

Published Date: 19 December 2016

The administration of a high refined carbohydrate diet promoted an increase in pulmonary inflammation and oxidative stress in mice exposed to cigarette smoke

Pena KB, Ramos CO, Soares NP, Silva PF, Bandeira ACB, Costa GP, Cangussú SD, Talvani A, Bezerra FS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3207-3217

Published Date: 15 December 2016

Rates and predictors of depression status among caregivers of patients with COPD hospitalized for acute exacerbations: a prospective study

Bernabeu-Mora R, García-Guillamón G, Montilla-Herrador J, Escolar-Reina P, García-Vidal JA, Medina-Mirapeix F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3199-3205

Published Date: 14 December 2016

Indacaterol/glycopyrronium in symptomatic patients with COPD (GOLD B and GOLD D) versus salmeterol/fluticasone: ILLUMINATE/LANTERN pooled analysis

Vogelmeier C, Zhong NS, Humphries MJ, Mezzi K, Fogel R, Bader G, Patalano F, Banerji D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3189-3197

Published Date: 14 December 2016

Endocan and the respiratory system: a review

Kechagia M, Papassotiriou I, Gourgoulianis KI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3179-3187

Published Date: 12 December 2016

Efficacy of tiotropium–olodaterol fixed-dose combination in COPD

Derom E, Brusselle GG, Joos GF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3163-3177

Published Date: 13 December 2016

Prognostic utility of admission cell-free DNA levels in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations

Avriel A, Rozenberg D, Raviv Y, Heimer D, Bar-Shai A, Gavish R, Sheynin J, Douvdevani A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3153-3161

Published Date: 9 December 2016

COPD assessment test score and serum C-reactive protein level in stable COPD patients

Kang HK, Kim K, Lee H, Jeong BH, Koh WJ, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3137-3143

Published Date: 8 December 2016

How do general practitioners implement decision-making regarding COPD patients with exacerbations? An international focus group study

Laue J, Melbye H, Halvorsen PA, Andreeva EA, Godycki-Cwirko M, Wollny A, Francis NA, Spigt M, Kung K, Risør MB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3109-3119

Published Date: 8 December 2016

Clinical and radiological outcome following pneumothorax after endoscopic lung volume reduction with valves

Gompelmann D, Benjamin N, Kontogianni K, Herth FJF, Heussel CP, Hoffmann H, Eberhardt R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3093-3099

Published Date: 7 December 2016

Major air pollutants and risk of COPD exacerbations: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Li JH, Sun SZ, Tang R, Qiu H, Huang QY, Mason TG, Tian LW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3079-3091

Published Date: 12 December 2016

Interpreting patient-reported outcomes from clinical trials in COPD: a discussion

Jones PW, Rennard S, Tabberer M, Riley JH, Vahdati-Bolouri M, Barnes NC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3069-3078

Published Date: 7 December 2016

Exacerbations and health care resource utilization in patients with airflow limitation diseases attending a primary care setting: the PUMA study

Montes de Oca M, Aguirre C, Lopez Varela MV, Laucho-Contreras ME, Casas A, Surmont F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3059-3067

Published Date: 7 December 2016

Increased risk of community-acquired pneumonia in COPD patients with comorbid cardiovascular disease

Lin SH, Perng DW, Chen CP, Chai WH, Yeh CS, Kor CT, Cheng SL, Chen JJ, Lin CH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3051-3058

Published Date: 5 December 2016

Effects of aclidinium on determinants of COPD severity: symptoms and quality of life

Contoli M, Solidoro P, Di Marco F, Scichilone N, Corsico A, Braido F, Santus P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3043-3050

Published Date: 5 December 2016

Cigarette smoke extract induces placental growth factor release from human bronchial epithelial cells via ROS/MAPK(ERK-1/2)/Egr-1 axis

Wu D, Yuan Y, Lin Z, Lai T, Chen M, Li W, Lv Q, Yuan B, Li D, Wu B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3031-3042

Published Date: 2 December 2016

Clinical factors and comorbidities affecting the cost of hospital-treated COPD

Deniz S, Şengül A, Aydemir Y, Çeldir Emre J, Özhan MH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3023-3030

Published Date: 2 December 2016

Airflow obstruction: is it asthma or is it COPD?

Rogliani P, Ora J, Puxeddu E, Cazzola M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3007-3013

Published Date: 30 November 2016

Three-minute constant rate step test for detecting exertional dyspnea relief after bronchodilation in COPD

Borel B, Wilkinson-Maitland CA, Hamilton A, Bourbeau J, Perrault H, Jensen D, Maltais F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2991-3000

Published Date: 29 November 2016

Factors influencing exacerbation-related self-management in patients with COPD: a qualitative study

Korpershoek YJG, Vervoort SCJM, Nijssen LIT, Trappenburg JCA, Schuurmans MJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2977-2990

Published Date: 28 November 2016

Effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation for the rehabilitation of moderate-to-severe COPD: a meta-analysis

Chen R, Li X, Guan L, Guo B, Wu W, Zhou Z, Huo Y, Chen X, Zhou L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2965-2975

Published Date: 28 November 2016

Bronchodilator response of advanced lung function parameters depending on COPD severity

Jarenbäck L, Eriksson G, Peterson S, Ankerst J, Bjermer L, Tufvesson E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2939-2950

Published Date: 25 November 2016

Outcomes of a telemonitoring-based program (telEPOC) in frequently hospitalized COPD patients

Esteban C, Moraza J, Iriberri M, Aguirre U, Goiria B, Quintana JM, Aburto M, Capelastegui A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2919-2930

Published Date: 24 November 2016

Impact of a care pathway for COPD on adherence to guidelines and hospital readmission: a cluster randomized trial

Vanhaecht K, Lodewijckx C, Sermeus W, Decramer M, Deneckere S, Leigheb F, Boto P, Kul S, Seys D, Panella M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2897-2908

Published Date: 23 November 2016

Usefulness of the 6-minute walk test as a screening test for pulmonary arterial enlargement in COPD

Oki Y, Kaneko M, Fujimoto Y, Sakai H, Misu S, Mitani Y, Yamaguchi T, Yasuda H, Ishikawa A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2869-2875

Published Date: 22 November 2016

The burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associated with maintenance monotherapy in the UK

Edwards SC, Fairbrother SE, Scowcroft A, Chiu G, Ternouth A, Lipworth BJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2851-2858

Published Date: 22 November 2016

COPD care delivery pathways in five European Union countries: mapping and health care professionals’ perceptions

Kayyali R, Odeh B, Frerichs I, Davies N, Perantoni E, D'arcy S, Vaes AW, Chang J, Spruit MA, Deering B, Philip N, Siva R, Kaimakamis E, Chouvarda I, Pierscionek B, Weiler N, Wouters EF, Raptopoulos A, Nabhani-Gebara S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2831-2838

Published Date: 14 November 2016

Telemonitoring of home exercise cycle training in patients with COPD

Franke KJ, Domanski U, Schroeder M, Jansen V, Artmann F, Weber U, Ettler R, Nilius G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2821-2829

Published Date: 11 November 2016

Association between hemoglobin and prognosis in patients admitted to hospital for COPD

Toft-Petersen AP, Torp-Pedersen C, Weinreich UM, Rasmussen BS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2813-2820

Published Date: 10 November 2016

Combination therapy of inhaled steroids and long-acting beta2-agonists in asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Lee SY, Park HY, Kim EK, Lim SY, Rhee CK, Hwang YI, Oh YM, Lee SD, Park YB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2797-2803

Published Date: 8 November 2016

Effects of long-term bronchodilators in bronchiectasis patients with airflow limitation based on bronchodilator response at baseline

Jeong HJ, Lee H, Carriere KC, Kim JH, Han JH, Shin B, Jeong BH, Koh WJ, Kwon OJ, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2757-2764

Published Date: 7 November 2016

Sputum microbiology predicts health status in COPD

Braeken DCW, Houben-Wilke S, Smid DE, Rohde GGU, Drijkoningen J JC, Wouters EFM, Spruit MA, Franssen FME

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2741-2748

Published Date: 7 November 2016

Prognostic role of D-dimer for in-hospital and 1-year mortality in exacerbations of COPD

Hu G, Wu Y, Zhou Y, Wu Z, Wei L, Li Y, Peng G, Liang W, Ran P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2729-2736

Published Date: 31 October 2016

Dietary vitamin C intake protects against COPD: the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in 2012

Park HJ, Byun MK, Kim HJ, Kim JY, Kim YI, Yoo KH, Chun EM, Jung JY, Lee SH, Ahn CM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2721-2728

Published Date: 31 October 2016

The effect of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation on the nutritional status of COPD patients

Ghobadi H, Matin S, Nemati A, Naghizadeh-baghi A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2711-2720

Published Date: 31 October 2016

Management of COPD, equal treatment across age, gender, and social situation? A register study

Henoch I, Strang S, Löfdahl C, Ekberg-Jansson A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2681-2690

Published Date: 26 October 2016

Survival after pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: impact of functional exercise capacity and its changes

Camillo CA, Langer D, Osadnik CR, Pancini L, Demeyer H, Burtin C, Gosselink R, Decramer M, Janssens W, Troosters T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2671-2679

Published Date: 26 October 2016

Effect of endurance versus resistance training on quadriceps muscle dysfunction in COPD: a pilot study

Iepsen UW, Munch GDW, Rugbjerg M, Rinnov AR, Zacho M, Mortensen SP, Secher NH, Ringbaek T, Pedersen BK, Hellsten Y, Lange P, Thaning P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2659-2669

Published Date: 27 October 2016

Prescription of opioids for breathlessness in end-stage COPD: a national population-based study

Ahmadi Z, Bernelid E, Currow DC, Ekström M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2651-2657

Published Date: 21 October 2016

Childhood maltreatment as a risk factor for COPD: findings from a population-based survey of Canadian adults

Shields ME, Hovdestad WE, Gilbert CP, Tonmyr LE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2641-2650

Published Date: 26 October 2016

C-reactive protein in outpatients with acute exacerbation of COPD: its relationship with microbial etiology and severity

Gallego M, Pomares X, Capilla S, Marcos MA, Suárez D, Monsó E, Montón C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2633-2640

Published Date: 21 October 2016

New evidence of increased risk of rhinitis in subjects with COPD: a longitudinal population study

Bergqvist J, Andersson A, Olin AC, Murgia N, Schiöler L, Bove M, Hellgren J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2617-2623

Published Date: 19 October 2016

Reduction of neutrophilic lung inflammation by inhalation of the compatible solute ectoine: a randomized trial with elderly individuals

Unfried K, Krämer U, Sydlik U, Autengruber A, Bilstein A, Stolz S, Marini A, Schikowski T, Keymel S, Krutmann J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2573-2583

Published Date: 18 October 2016

TRPM8 genetic variations associated with COPD risk in the Chinese Han population

Xiong M, Wang J, Guo M, Zhou Q, Lu W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2563-2571

Published Date: 14 October 2016

Chronotropic incompetence can limit exercise tolerance in COPD patients with lung hyperinflation

Hulo S, Inamo J, Dehon A, Le Rouzic O, Edme JL, Neviere R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2553-2561

Published Date: 17 October 2016

Efficacy and safety of indacaterol/glycopyrronium in Japanese patients with COPD: a subgroup analysis from the SHINE study

Hashimoto S, Ikeuchi H, Murata S, Kitawaki T, Ikeda K, Banerji D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2543-2551

Published Date: 11 October 2016

Application of a diagnostic algorithm for the rare deficient variant Mmalton of alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency: a new approach

Belmonte I, Barrecheguren M, López-Martínez RM, Esquinas C, Rodríguez E, Miravitlles M, Rodríguez-Frias F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2535-2541

Published Date: 11 October 2016

Influence of inhaler technique on asthma and COPD control: a multicenter experience

Dudvarski Ilic A, Zugic V, Zvezdin B, Kopitovic I, Cekerevac I, Cupurdija V, Perhoc N, Veljkovic V, Barac A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2509-2517

Published Date: 6 October 2016

Socioeconomic status and COPD among low- and middle-income countries

Grigsby M, Siddharthan T, Chowdhury MAH, Siddiquee A, Rubinstein A, Sobrino E, Miranda JJ, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Alam D, Checkley W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2497-2507

Published Date: 5 October 2016

Characterization of sputum biomarkers for asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Gao J, Iwamoto H, Koskela J, Alenius H, Hattori N, Kohno N, Laitinen T, Mazur W, Pulkkinen V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2457-2465

Published Date: 30 September 2016

Image-enhanced bronchoscopic evaluation of bronchial mucosal microvasculature in COPD

Fathy EM, Shafiek H, Morsi TS, El Sabaa B, Elnekidy A, Elhoffy M, Atta MS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2447-2455

Published Date: 29 September 2016

Tryptophan catabolism in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Gulcev M, Reilly C, Griffin TJ, Broeckling CD, Sandri BJ, Witthuhn BA, Hodgson SW, Woodruff PG, Wendt CH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2435-2446

Published Date: 29 September 2016

An in silico analysis of oxygen uptake of a mild COPD patient during rest and exercise using a portable oxygen concentrator

Katz I, Pichelin M, Montesantos S, Kang MY, Sapoval B, Zhu K, Thevenin CP, McCoy R, Martin AR, Caillibotte G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2427-2434

Published Date: 29 September 2016

Evaluation of body composition in COPD patients using multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis

de Blasio F, de Blasio F, Miracco Berlingieri G, Bianco A, La Greca M, Franssen FME, Scalfi L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2419-2426

Published Date: 30 September 2016

Characterization of TLR-induced inflammatory responses in COPD and control lung tissue explants

Pomerenke A, Lea SR, Herrick S, Lindsay MA, Singh D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2409-2417

Published Date: 29 September 2016

The influence of frailty syndrome on acceptance of illness in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Uchmanowicz I, Jankowska-Polanska B, Chabowski M, Uchmanowicz B, Fal AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2401-2407

Published Date: 29 September 2016

Can resistive breathing injure the lung? Implications for COPD exacerbations

Vassilakopoulos T, Toumpanakis D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2377-2384

Published Date: 26 September 2016

Inhaled corticosteroid normalizes some but not all airway vascular remodeling in COPD

Soltani A, Walters EH, Reid DW, Shukla SD, Nowrin K, Ward C, Muller HK, Sohal SS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2359-2367

Published Date: 22 September 2016

Impaired training-induced adaptation of blood pressure in COPD patients: implication of the muscle capillary bed

Gouzi F, Maury J, Bughin F, Blaquière M, Ayoub B, Mercier J, Perez-Martin A, Pomiès P, Hayot M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2349-2357

Published Date: 22 September 2016

Mortality associated with bone fractures in COPD patients

Yamauchi Y, Yasunaga H, Sakamoto Y, Hasegawa W, Takeshima H, Urushiyama H, Jo T, Matsui H, Fushimi K, Nagase T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2335-2340

Published Date: 21 September 2016

Increased mortality in patients with severe COPD associated with high-intensity exercise: a preliminary cohort study

Schaadt L, Christensen R, Kristensen LE, Henriksen M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2329-2334

Published Date: 26 September 2016

Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection-induced chronic bronchitis and emphysematous changes in CCSP-deficient mice

Matsumoto T, Fujita M, Hirano R, Uchino J, Tajiri Y, Fukuyama S, Morimoto Y, Watanabe K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2321-2327

Published Date: 20 September 2016

Preference for different relaxation techniques by COPD patients: comparison between six techniques

Hyland ME, Halpin DMG, Blake S, Seamark C, Pinnuck M, Ward D, Whalley B, Greaves CJ, Hawkins AL, Seamark D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2315-2319

Published Date: 19 September 2016

Influence of country-level differences on COPD prevalence

Aaron SD, Gershon AS, Gao Y, Yang J, Whitmore GA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2305-2313

Published Date: 19 September 2016

Breakdown of lung framework and an increase in pores of Kohn as initial events of emphysema and a cause of reduction in diffusing capacity

Yoshikawa A, Sato S, Tanaka T, Hashisako M, Kashima Y, Tsuchiya T, Yamasaki N, Nagayasu T, Yamamoto H, Fukuoka J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2287-2294

Published Date: 16 September 2016

The effect of domiciliary noninvasive ventilation on clinical outcomes in stable and recently hospitalized patients with COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dretzke J, Moore D, Dave C, Mukherjee R, Price MJ, Bayliss S, Wu X, Jordan RE, Turner AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2269-2286

Published Date: 16 September 2016

Myocardial performance index correlates with the BODE index and affects quality of life in COPD patients

Tannus-Silva DG, Masson-Silva JB, Ribeiro LS, Conde MB, Rabahi MF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2261-2268

Published Date: 16 September 2016

The use of high-flow nasal oxygen in COPD patients

Silva Santos P, Esquinas AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2259-2260

Published Date: 16 September 2016

Interleukin-16-producing NK cells and T-cells in the blood of tobacco smokers with and without COPD

Andersson A, Malmhäll C, Houltz B, Tengvall S, Sjöstrand M, Qvarfordt I, Lindén A, Bossios A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2245-2258

Published Date: 15 September 2016

Systolic time intervals combined with Valsalva maneuver for the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction in COPD exacerbations

Boubaker H, Grissa MH, Beltaief K, Dridi Z, Najjar MF, Bouida W, Boukef R, Marghli S, Nouira S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2237-2243

Published Date: 15 September 2016

Prevalence of comorbidities according to predominant phenotype and severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Camiciottoli G, Bigazzi F, Magni C, Bonti V, Diciotti S, Bartolucci M, Mascalchi M, Pistolesi M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2229-2236

Published Date: 14 September 2016

Differences in physical activity according to mMRC grade in patients with COPD

Hayata A, Minakata Y, Matsunaga K, Nakanishi M, Yamamoto N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2203-2208

Published Date: 13 September 2016

The disease burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Greece

Kourlaba G, Hillas G, Vassilakopoulos T, Maniadakis N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2179-2189

Published Date: 9 September 2016

Scabies increased the risk and severity of COPD: a nationwide population-based study

Chen JY, Liu JM, Chang FW, Chang H, Cheng KC, Yeh CL, Wei YF, Hsu RJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2171-2178

Published Date: 9 September 2016

Neutral sphingomyelinase-2, acid sphingomyelinase, and ceramide levels in COPD patients compared to controls

Lea SR, Metcalfe HJ, Plumb J, Beerli C, Poll C, Singh D, Abbott-Banner KH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2139-2147

Published Date: 6 September 2016

Inflammatory biomarkers in asthma-COPD overlap syndrome

Kobayashi S, Hanagama M, Yamanda S, Ishida M, Yanai M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2117-2123

Published Date: 7 September 2016

Impact of tobacco smoking on cytokine signaling via interleukin-17A in the peripheral airways

Levänen B, Glader P, Dahlén B, Billing B, Qvarfordt I, Palmberg L, Larsson K, Lindén A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2109-2116

Published Date: 6 September 2016

Incidence of utilization- and symptom-defined COPD exacerbations in hospital- and population-recruited patients

Erdal M, Johannessen A, Eagan TM, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, Grønseth R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2099-2108

Published Date: 2 September 2016

Impact of current cough on health-related quality of life in patients with COPD

Deslee G, Burgel PR, Escamilla R, Chanez P, Court-Fortune I, Nesme-Meyer P, Brinchault-Rabin G, Perez T, Jebrak G, Caillaud D, Paillasseur JL, Roche N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2091-2097

Published Date: 13 September 2016

Invasive coronary angiography in patients with acute exacerbated COPD and elevated plasma troponin

Pizarro C, Herweg-Steffens N, Buchenroth M, Schulte W, Schaefer C, Hammerstingl C, Werner N, Nickenig G, Skowasch D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2081-2089

Published Date: 16 September 2016

Mid-arm and calf circumferences are stronger mortality predictors than body mass index for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ho SC, Wang JY, Kuo HP, Huang CD, Lee KY, Chuang HC, Feng PH, Chen TT, Hsu MF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2075-2080

Published Date: 31 August 2016

Do self-management interventions in COPD patients work and which patients benefit most? An individual patient data meta-analysis

Jonkman NH, Westland H, Trappenburg JCA, Groenwold RHH, Bischoff EW, Bourbeau J, Bucknall CE, Coultas D, Effing TW, Epton MJ, Gallefoss F, Garcia-Aymerich J, Lloyd SM, Monninkhof EM, Nguyen HQ, van der Palen J, Rice KL, Sedeno M, Taylor SJC, Troosters T, Zwar NA, Hoes AW, Schuurmans MJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2063-2074

Published Date: 31 August 2016

Highly absorptive curcumin reduces serum atherosclerotic low-density lipoprotein levels in patients with mild COPD

Funamoto M, Sunagawa Y, Katanasaka Y, Miyazaki Y, Imaizumi A, Kakeya H, Yamakage H, Satoh-Asahara N, Komiyama M, Wada H, Hasegawa K, Morimoto T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2029-2034

Published Date: 26 August 2016

The objective evaluation of obstructive pulmonary diseases with spirometry

Ozkaya S, Dirican A, Tuna T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2009-2015

Published Date: 25 August 2016

Illness perceptions and coping determine quality of life in COPD patients

Tiemensma J, Gaab E, Voorhaar M, Asijee G, Kaptein AA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:2001-2007

Published Date: 25 August 2016

A randomized controlled trial of telephone-mentoring with home-based walking preceding rehabilitation in COPD

Cameron-Tucker HL, Wood-Baker R, Joseph L, Walters JA, Schüz N, Walters EH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1991-2000

Published Date: 25 August 2016

Automated oxygen titration and weaning with FreeO2 in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD: a pilot randomized trial

Lellouche F, Bouchard PA, Roberge M, Simard S, L’Her E, Maltais F, Lacasse Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1983-1990

Published Date: 24 August 2016

Daily home-based spirometry during withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroid in severe to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Rodriguez-Roisin R, Tetzlaff K, Watz H, Wouters EF, Disse B, Finnigan H, Magnussen H, Calverley PM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1973-1981

Published Date: 22 August 2016

Small pulmonary vascular alteration and acute exacerbations of COPD: quantitative computed tomography analysis

Wang Z, Chen X, Liu K, Xie W, Wang H, Wei Y, Tang L, Zhu Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1965-1971

Published Date: 22 August 2016

Cut-off value of FEV1/FEV6 as a surrogate for FEV1/FVC for detecting airway obstruction in a Korean population

Chung KS, Jung JY, Park MS, Kim YS, Kim SK, Chang J, Song JH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1957-1963

Published Date: 19 August 2016

Manual evaluation of the diaphragm muscle

Bordoni B, Marelli F, Morabito B, Sacconi B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1949-1956

Published Date: 18 August 2016

Efficacy of a self-management plan in exacerbations for patients with advanced COPD

Sánchez-Nieto JM, Andújar-Espinosa R, Bernabeu-Mora R, Hu C, Gálvez-Martínez B, Carrillo-Alcaraz A, Álvarez-Miranda CF, Meca-Birlanga O, Abad-Corpa E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1939-1947

Published Date: 17 August 2016

General practitioners’ perceptions of COPD treatment: thematic analysis of qualitative interviews

Molin KR, Egerod I, Valentiner LS, Lange P, Langberg H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1929-1937

Published Date: 17 August 2016

Effects of roflumilast in COPD patients receiving inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting β2-agonist fixed-dose combination: RE2SPOND rationale and study design

Rennard SI, Martinez FJ, Rabe KF, Sethi S, Pizzichini E, McIvor A, Siddiqui S, Anzueto A, Zhu H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1921-1928

Published Date: 17 August 2016

Current asthma contributes as much as smoking to chronic bronchitis in middle age: a prospective population-based study

Dharmage SC, Perret JL, Burgess JA, Lodge CJ, Johns DP, Thomas PS, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Abramson MJ, Walters EH, Matheson MC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1911-1920

Published Date: 16 August 2016

Comparison of the COPD Population Screener and International Primary Care Airway Group questionnaires in a general Japanese population: the Hisayama study

Tsukuya G, Samukawa T, Matsumoto K, Fukuyama S, Kumamoto T, Uchida A, Koriyama C, Ninomiya T, Inoue H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1903-1909

Published Date: 16 August 2016

Obesity might be a good prognosis factor for COPD patients using domiciliary noninvasive mechanical ventilation

Altinoz H, Adiguzel N, Salturk C, Gungor G, Mocin O, Berk Takir H, Kargin F, Balci M, Dikensoy O, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1895-1901

Published Date: 19 August 2016

What is the impact of different spirometric criteria on the prevalence of spirometrically defined COPD and its comorbidities? Results from the population-based KORA study

Karrasch S, Brüske I, Smith MP, Thorand B, Huth C, Ladwig KH, Kronenberg F, Heinrich J, Holle R, Peters A, Schulz H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1881-1894

Published Date: 16 August 2016

Community-acquired pneumonia and survival of critically ill acute exacerbation of COPD patients in respiratory intensive care units

Lu ZW, Cheng YS, Tu XW, Chen L, Chen H, Yang J, Wang JY, Zhang LQ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1867-1872

Published Date: 9 August 2016

Comorbidity as a contributor to frequent severe acute exacerbation in COPD patients

Jeong SH, Lee H, Carriere KC, Shin SH, Moon SM, Jeong BH, Koh WJ, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1857-1865

Published Date: 4 August 2016

Speckle tracking echocardiography in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and overlapping obstructive sleep apnea

Pizarro C, van Essen F, Linnhoff F, Schueler R, Hammerstingl C, Nickenig G, Skowasch D, Weber M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1823-1834

Published Date: 3 August 2016

Distinct symptom experiences in subgroups of patients with COPD

Christensen VL, Rustøen T, Cooper BA, Miaskowski C, Henriksen AH, Bentsen SB, Holm AM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1801-1809

Published Date: 2 August 2016

Low cost biological lung volume reduction therapy for advanced emphysema

Bakeer M, Abdelgawad TT, El-Metwaly R, El-Morsi A, El-Badrawy MK, El-Sharawy S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1793-1800

Published Date: 3 August 2016

A simple and rapid test of physical performance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Albarrati AM, Gale NS, Enright S, Munnery MM, Cockcroft JR, Shale DJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1785-1791

Published Date: 2 August 2016

Predictors of pneumothorax following endoscopic valve therapy in patients with severe emphysema

Gompelmann D, Lim H, Eberhardt R, Gerovasili V, Herth FJF, Heussel CP, Eichinger M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1767-1773

Published Date: 1 August 2016

Determinants of activation for self-management in patients with COPD

Korpershoek YJG, Bos-Touwen ID, de Man-van Ginkel JM, Lammers JWJ, Schuurmans MJ, Trappenburg JCA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1757-1766

Published Date: 1 August 2016

Nrf2 expression is increased in peripheral blood mononuclear cells derived from mild–moderate ex-smoker COPD patients with persistent oxidative stress

Fratta Pasini AM, Ferrari M, Stranieri C, Vallerio P, Mozzini C, Garbin U, Zambon G, Cominacini L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1733-1743

Published Date: 28 July 2016

Alteration of spontaneous brain activity in COPD patients

Zhang J, Chen J, Yu Q, Fan C, Zhang R, Lin J, Yang T, Fan M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1713-1719

Published Date: 28 July 2016

Critical role of tumor necrosis factor receptor 1 in the pathogenesis of pulmonary emphysema in mice

Fujita M, Ouchi H, Ikegame S, Harada E, Matsumoto T, Uchino J, Nakanishi Y, Watanabe K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1705-1712

Published Date: 28 July 2016

Impact of lung function on exacerbations, health care utilization, and costs among patients with COPD

Ke X, Marvel J, Yu TC, Wertz D, Geremakis C, Wang L, Stephenson JJ, Mannino DM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1689-1703

Published Date: 27 July 2016

Quality of life and adherence to inhaled corticosteroids and tiotropium in COPD are related

Koehorst-ter Huurne K, Kort S, van der Palen J, van Beurden WJC, Movig KLL, van der Valk P, Brusse-Keizer M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1679-1688

Published Date: 26 July 2016

Respiratory muscle strength effect on linear and nonlinear heart rate variability parameters in COPD patients

Goulart CL, Simon JC, Schneiders PB, San Martin EA, Cabiddu R, Borghi-Silva A, Trimer R, da Silva ALG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1671-1677

Published Date: 26 July 2016

Sex differences of COPD phenotypes in nonsmoking patients

Hong Y, Ji W, An S, Han SS, Lee SJ, Kim WJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1657-1662

Published Date: 22 July 2016

A year in the life of German patients with COPD: the DACCORD observational study

Buhl R, Criée CP, Kardos P, Vogelmeier C, Lossi N, Mailänder C, Worth H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1639-1646

Published Date: 20 July 2016

The differential effects of inspiratory, expiratory, and combined resistive breathing on healthy lung

Loverdos K, Toumpanakis D, Litsiou E, Karavana V, Glynos C, Magkou C, Theocharis S, Vassilakopoulos T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1623-1638

Published Date: 19 July 2016

Effects of biomass smoke on pulmonary functions: a case control study

Balcan B, Akan S, Ugurlu AO, Handemir BO, Ceyhan BB, Ozkaya S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1615-1622

Published Date: 19 July 2016

Inhaled corticosteroids can reduce osteoporosis in female patients with COPD

Liu SF, Kuo HC, Liu GH, Ho SC, Chang HC, Huang HT, Chen YM, Huang KT, Chen KY, Fang WF, Lin MC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1607-1614

Published Date: 14 July 2016

Involvement of informal caregivers in supporting patients with COPD: a review of intervention studies

Bryant J, Mansfield E, Boyes AW, Waller A, Sanson-Fisher R, Regan T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1587-1596

Published Date: 14 July 2016

Acute exacerbation of COPD: is it the "stroke of the lungs"?

Hillas G, Perlikos F, Tzanakis N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1579-1586

Published Date: 13 July 2016

Associations of autophagy with lung diffusion capacity and oxygen saturation in severe COPD: effects of particulate air pollution

Lee KY, Chiang LL, Ho SC, Liu WT, Chen TT, Feng PH, Su CL, Chuang KJ, Chang CC, Chuang HC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1569-1578

Published Date: 11 July 2016

The COPD assessment test and St George's Respiratory Questionnaire: are they equivalent in subjects with COPD?

Morishita-Katsu M, Nishimura K, Taniguchi H, Kimura T, Kondoh Y, Kataoka K, Ogawa T, Watanabe F, Arizono S, Nishiyama O, Nakayasu K, Imaizumi K, Hasegawa Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1543-1551

Published Date: 7 July 2016

Pulmonary vascular effects of pulsed inhaled nitric oxide in COPD patients with pulmonary hypertension

Hajian B, De Backer J, Vos W, Van Holsbeke C, Ferreira F, Quinn DA, Hufkens A, Claes R, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1533-1541

Published Date: 5 July 2016

Smoking-related interstitial fibrosis combined with pulmonary emphysema: computed tomography-pathologic correlative study using lobectomy specimens

Otani H, Tanaka T, Murata K, Fukuoka J, Nitta N, Nagatani Y, Sonoda A, Takahashi M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1521-1532

Published Date: 4 July 2016

Relationship between balance and physical activity measured by an activity monitor in elderly COPD patients

Iwakura M, Okura K, Shibata K, Kawagoshi A, Sugawara K, Takahashi H, Shioya T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1505-1514

Published Date: 1 July 2016

Peripheral blood eosinophils: a surrogate marker for airway eosinophilia in stable COPD

Negewo NA, McDonald VM, Baines KJ, Wark PAB, Simpson JL, Jones PW, Gibson PG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1495-1504

Published Date: 1 July 2016

Reduced sputum expression of interferon-stimulated genes in severe COPD

Hilzendeger C, da Silva J, Henket M, Schleich F, Corhay JL, Kebadze T, Edwards MR, Mallia P, Johnston SL, Louis R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1485-1494

Published Date: 30 June 2016

Efficacy and safety of ipratropium bromide/salbutamol sulphate administered in a hydrofluoroalkane metered-dose inhaler for the treatment of COPD

Bhattacharya A, Bhargava S, Singh V, Talwar D, Whig J, Rebello J, Purandare S, Gogtay J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1469-1476

Published Date: 30 June 2016

A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

Danielsen SE, Løchen ML, Medbø A, Vold ML, Melbye H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1453-1458

Published Date: 30 June 2016

An international randomized study of a home-based self-management program for severe COPD: the COMET

Bourbeau J, Casan P, Tognella S, Haidl P, Texereau JB, Kessler R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1447-1451

Published Date: 28 June 2016

Early bronchodilator action of glycopyrronium versus tiotropium in moderate-to-severe COPD patients: a cross-over blinded randomized study (Symptoms and Pulmonary function in the moRnING)

Marin JM, Beeh KM, Clemens A, Castellani W, Schaper L, Saralaya D, Gunstone A, Casamor R, Kostikas K, Aalamian-Mattheis M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1425-1434

Published Date: 28 June 2016

Prevention of clinically important deteriorations in COPD with umeclidinium/vilanterol

Singh D, Maleki-Yazdi MR, Tombs L, Iqbal A, Fahy WA, Naya I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1413-1424

Published Date: 24 June 2016

Effect of outpatient therapy with inhaled corticosteroids on decreasing in-hospital mortality from pneumonia in patients with COPD

Yamauchi Y, Yasunaga H, Hasegawa W, Sakamoto Y, Takeshima H, Jo T, Matsui H, Fushimi K, Nagase T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1403-1411

Published Date: 23 June 2016

Point-of-care procalcitonin test to reduce antibiotic exposure in patients hospitalized with acute exacerbation of COPD

Corti C, Fally M, Fabricius-Bjerre A, Mortensen K, Jensen BN, Andreassen HF, Porsbjerg C, Knudsen JD, Jensen JU

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1381-1389

Published Date: 22 June 2016

Immediate effect of manual therapy on respiratory functions and inspiratory muscle strength in patients with COPD

Yilmaz Yelvar GD, Çirak Y, Parlak Demir Y, Dalkilinç M, Bozkurt B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1353-1357

Published Date: 20 June 2016

The impact of coping on the somatic and mental status of patients with COPD: a cross-sectional study

Papava I, Oancea C, Enatescu VR, Bredicean AC, Dehelean L, Romosan RS, Timar B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1343-1351

Published Date: 20 June 2016

Chronic bronchitis is an independently associated factor for more symptom and high-risk groups

Choi JY, Yoon HK, Park SJ, Park YB, Shin KC, Na JO, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Kim YK, Rhee CK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1335-1341

Published Date: 21 June 2016

Factors associated with exacerbation in mild-to-moderate COPD patients

Kim JK, Lee SH, Lee BH, Lee CY, Kim DJ, Min KH, Kim SK, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Hwang YI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1327-1333

Published Date: 16 June 2016

Prevalence of and risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications after lung cancer surgery in patients with early-stage COPD

Kim ES, Kim YT, Kang CH, Park IK, Bae W, Choi SM, Lee J, Park YS, Lee CH, Lee SM, Yim JJ, Kim YW, Han SK, Yoo CG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1317-1326

Published Date: 16 June 2016

Changes in respiratory function impairment following the treatment of severe pulmonary tuberculosis – limitations for the underlying COPD detection

Radovic M, Ristic L, Ciric Z, Dinic-Radovic V, Stankovic I, Pejcic T, Rancic M, Bogdanovic D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1307-1316

Published Date: 16 June 2016

Depression symptoms reduce physical activity in COPD patients: a prospective multicenter study

Dueñas-Espín I, Demeyer H, Gimeno-Santos E, Polkey MI, Hopkinson NS, Rabinovich RA, Dobbels F, Karlsson N, Troosters T, Garcia-Aymerich J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1287-1295

Published Date: 10 June 2016

Impact of mild exacerbation on COPD symptoms in a Japanese cohort

Sato M, Chubachi S, Sasaki M, Haraguchi M, Kameyama N, Tsutsumi A, Takahashi S, Nakamura H, Asano K, Betsuyaku T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1269-1278

Published Date: 9 June 2016

Lung perfusion and emphysema distribution affect the outcome of endobronchial valve therapy

Thomsen C, Theilig D, Herzog D, Poellinger A, Doellinger F, Schreiter N, Schreiter V, Schürmann D, Temmesfeld-Wollbrueck B, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Hubner RH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1245-1259

Published Date: 9 June 2016

Efficacy and safety of twice-daily glycopyrrolate in patients with stable, symptomatic COPD with moderate-to-severe airflow limitation: the GEM1 study

LaForce C, Feldman G, Spangenthal S, Eckert JH, Henley M, Patalano F, D’Andrea P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1233-1243

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Prompt initiation of maintenance treatment following a COPD exacerbation: outcomes in a large insured population

Coutinho AD, Lokhandwala T, Boggs RL, Dalal AA, Landsman-Blumberg PB, Priest J, Stempel DA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1223-1231

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Agreement between a simple dyspnea-guided treatment algorithm for stable COPD and the GOLD guidelines: a pilot study

Cabrera C, Casanova C, Martín Y, Mirabal V, Sánchez MC, Álvarez F, Juliá G, Cabrera-Navarro P, García-Bello MA, Marín JM, de-Torres JP, Divo M, Celli B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1217-1222

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Smokers with emphysema and small airway disease on computed tomography have lower bone density

Pompe E, de Jong PA, van Rikxoort EM, Gallardo Estrella L, de Jong WU, Vliegenthart R, Oudkerk M, van der Aalst CM, van Ginneken B, Lammers JWJ, Mohamed Hoesein FAA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1207-1216

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Development of a Barthel Index based on dyspnea for patients with respiratory diseases

Vitacca M, Paneroni M, Baiardi P, De Carolis V, Zampogna E, Belli S, Carone M, Spanevello A, Balbi B, Bertolotti G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1199-1206

Published Date: 7 June 2016

Determinants for changing the treatment of COPD: a regression analysis from a clinical audit

López-Campos JL, Abad Arranz M, Calero Acuña C, Romero Valero F, Ayerbe García R, Hidalgo Molina A, Aguilar Perez-Grovas RI, García Gil F, Casas Maldonado F, Caballero Ballesteros L, Sánchez Palop M, Pérez-Tejero D, Segado A, Calvo Bonachera J, Hernández Sierra B, Doménech A, Arroyo Varela M, González Vargas F, Cruz Rueda JJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1171-1178

Published Date: 2 June 2016

Can patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory failure from COPD be treated safely with noninvasive mechanical ventilation on the ward?

Yalcinsoy M, Salturk C, Oztas S, Gungor S, Ozmen I, Kabadayi F, Oztim AA, Aksoy E, Adıguzel N, Oruc O, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1151-1160

Published Date: 31 May 2016

Resolvin D1 prevents smoking-induced emphysema and promotes lung tissue regeneration

Kim KH, Park TS, Kim YS, Lee JS, Oh YM, Lee SD, Lee SW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1119-1128

Published Date: 27 May 2016

Symptoms and lung function decline in a middle-aged cohort of males and females in Australia

Abramson MJ, Kaushik S, Benke GP, Borg BM, Smith CL, Dharmage SC, Thompson BR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1097-1103

Published Date: 26 May 2016

Are interstitial lung abnormalities associated with COPD? A nested case–control study

Bozzetti F, Paladini I, Rabaiotti E, Franceschini A, Alfieri V, Chetta A, Crisafulli E, Silva M, Pastorino U, Sverzellati N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1087-1096

Published Date: 26 May 2016

Nasal highflow improves ventilation in patients with COPD

Bräunlich J, Köhler M, Wirtz H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1077-1085

Published Date: 25 May 2016

COPD promotes migration of A549 lung cancer cells: the role of chemokine CCL21

Kuźnar-Kamińska B, Mikuła-Pietrasik J, Sosińska P, Książek K, Batura-Gabryel H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1061-1066

Published Date: 20 May 2016

Effects of budesonide on toll-like receptor expression in alveolar macrophages from smokers with and without COPD

Ji J, von Schéele I, Billing B, Dahlén B, Lantz AS, Larsson K, Palmberg L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1035-1043

Published Date: 17 May 2016

Left ventricular structure and remodeling in patients with COPD

Pelà G, Li Calzi M, Pinelli S, Andreoli R, Sverzellati N, Bertorelli G, Goldoni M, Chetta A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1015-1022

Published Date: 13 May 2016

Extracellular cadmium in the bronchoalveolar space of long-term tobacco smokers with and without COPD and its association with inflammation

Sundblad BM, Ji J, Levänen B, Midander K, Julander A, Larsson K, Palmberg L, Lindén A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1005-1013

Published Date: 11 May 2016

Diagnosis of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: a population-based study

Barrecheguren M, Monteagudo M, Simonet P, Llor C, Rodriguez E, Ferrer J, Esquinas C, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:999-1004

Published Date: 10 May 2016

Follow-up study on management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Hunan Province, the People's Republic of China

Zeng YQ, Xu JX, Cai S, Jiang F, Hu AM, Liu HY, Bei CL, Chen P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:981-989

Published Date: 10 May 2016

Assessment of illness acceptance by patients with COPD and the prevalence of depression and anxiety in COPD

Uchmanowicz I, Jankowska-Polanska B, Motowidlo U, Uchmanowicz B, Chabowski M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:963-970

Published Date: 9 May 2016

Assisted ventilation in COPD – association between previous hospitalizations and mortality

Toft-Petersen AP, Torp-Pedersen C, Weinreich UM, Rasmussen BS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:935-943

Published Date: 3 May 2016

Vital capacity and COPD: the Swedish CArdioPulmonary bioImage Study (SCAPIS)

Torén K, Olin AC, Lindberg A, Vikgren J, Schiöler L, Brandberg J, Johnsson Å, Engström G, Persson HL, Sköld M, Hedner J, Lindberg E, Malinovschi A, Piitulainen E, Wollmer P, Rosengren A, Janson C, Blomberg A, Bergström G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:927-933

Published Date: 2 May 2016

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease phenotypes and balance impairment

Voica AS, Oancea C, Tudorache E, Crisan AF, Fira-Mladinescu O, Tudorache V, Timar B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:919-925

Published Date: 29 April 2016

In vitro modeling of COPD inflammation and limitation of p38 inhibitor — SB203580

Meng AH, Zhang XP, Wu SY, Wu MX, Li J, Yan XX, Kopec-Harding K, Wu JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:909-917

Published Date: 29 April 2016

COPD disease severity and the risk of venous thromboembolic events: a matched case–control study

Morgan AD, Herrett E, De Stavola BL, Smeeth L, Quint JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:899-908

Published Date: 28 April 2016

Impact of tiotropium + olodaterol on physical functioning in COPD: results of an open-label observational study

Sauer R, Hänsel M, Buhl R, Rubin RA, Frey M, Glaab T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:891-898

Published Date: 27 April 2016

Health behaviors and their correlates among participants in the Continuing to Confront COPD International Patient Survey

Müllerová H, Landis SH, Aisanov Z, Davis KJ, Ichinose M, Mannino DM, Maskell J, Menezes AM, van der Molen T, Oh YM, Tabberer M, Han MK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:881-890

Published Date: 27 April 2016

Impact of air quality guidelines on COPD sufferers

Liu Y, Yan S, Poh K, Liu S, Iyioriobhe E, Sterling DA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:839-872

Published Date: 21 April 2016

Prevention of COPD exacerbation by lysozyme: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study

Fukuchi Y, Tatsumi K, Inoue H, Sakata Y, Shibata K, Miyagishi H, Marukawa Y, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:831-838

Published Date: 21 April 2016

Prognostic utility of the 2011 GOLD classification and other multidimensional tools in Asian COPD patients: a prospective cohort study

Chan HP, Mukhopadhyay A, Chong PLP, Chin S, Wong XY, Ong V, Chan YH, Lim TK, Phua J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:823-829

Published Date: 22 April 2016

Do telemedical interventions improve quality of life in patients with COPD? A systematic review

Gregersen TL, Green A, Frausing E, Ringbæk T, Brøndum E, Suppli Ulrik C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:809-822

Published Date: 21 April 2016

High-dose oral N-acetylcysteine fails to improve respiratory health status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic bronchitis: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Johnson K, McEvoy CE, Naqvi S, Wendt C, Reilkoff RA, Kunisaki KM, Wetherbee EE, Nelson D, Tirouvanziam R, Niewoehner DE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:799-807

Published Date: 21 April 2016

Impacts of coexisting bronchial asthma on severe exacerbations in mild-to-moderate COPD: results from a national database

Lee H, Rhee CK, Lee BJ, Choi DC, Kim JA, Kim SH, Jeong Y, Kim TH, Chon GR, Jung KS, Lee SH, Price D, Yoo KH, Park HY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:775-783

Published Date: 15 April 2016

Does COPD risk vary by ethnicity? A retrospective cross-sectional study

Gilkes A, Ashworth M, Schofield P, Harries TH, Durbaba S, Weston C, White P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:739-746

Published Date: 7 April 2016

Relationship between vitamin D-binding protein polymorphisms and blood vitamin D level in Korean patients with COPD

Park YM, Kim YS, Kang YA, Shin JH, Oh YM, Seo JB, Jung JY, Lee SD

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:731-738

Published Date: 7 April 2016

A randomized, blinded study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of umeclidinium 62.5 µg compared with tiotropium 18 µg in patients with COPD

Feldman G, Maltais F, Khindri S, Vahdati-Bolouri M, Church A, Fahy WA, Trivedi R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:719-730

Published Date: 7 April 2016

Effects of combined training vs aerobic training on cognitive functions in COPD: a randomized controlled trial

Aquino G, Iuliano E, di Cagno A, Vardaro A, Fiorilli G, Moffa S, Di Costanzo A, De Simone G, Calcagno G

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:711-718

Published Date: 4 April 2016

COPD exacerbations by disease severity in England

Merinopoulou E, Raluy-Callado M, Ramagopalan S, MacLachlan S, Khalid JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:697-709

Published Date: 1 April 2016

The Belgian trial with azithromycin for acute COPD exacerbations requiring hospitalization: an investigator-initiated study protocol for a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Vermeersch K, Gabrovska M, Deslypere G, Demedts IK, Slabbynck H, Aumann J, Ninane V, Verleden GM, Troosters T, Bogaerts K, Brusselle GG, Janssens W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:687-696

Published Date: 31 March 2016

Predictive factors warrant screening for obstructive sleep apnea in COPD: a Taiwan National Survey

Hang LW, Hsu JY, Chang CJ, Wang HC, Cheng SL, Lin CH, Chan MC, Wang CC, Perng DW, Yu CJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:665-673

Published Date: 30 March 2016

Six-minute stepper test: a valid clinical exercise tolerance test for COPD patients

Grosbois JM, Riquier C, Chehere B, Coquart J, Béhal H, Bart F, Wallaert B, Chenivesse C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:657-663

Published Date: 29 March 2016

COPD advances in left ventricular diastolic dysfunction

Kubota Y, Asai K, Murai K, Tsukada YT, Hayashi H, Saito Y, Azuma A, Gemma A, Shimizu W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:649-655

Published Date: 29 March 2016

COPD in primary lung cancer patients: prevalence and mortality

Ytterstad E, Moe PC, Hjalmarsen A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:625-636

Published Date: 23 March 2016

The Short Physical Performance Battery is a discriminative tool for identifying patients with COPD at risk of disability [Corrigendum]

Bernabeu-Mora R, Medina-Mirapeix F, Llamazares-Herrán E, García-Guillamón G, Giménez-Giménez LM, Sánchez-Nieto JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:623-624

Published Date: 24 March 2016

POPE study: rationale and methodology of a study to phenotype patients with COPD in Central and Eastern Europe

Zbozinkova Z, Barczyk A, Tkacova R, Valipour A, Tudoric N, Zykov K, Somfay A, Miravitlles M, Koblizek V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:611-622

Published Date: 22 March 2016

Physical exercise is effective in preventing cigarette smoke-induced pulmonary oxidative response in mice

Nesi RT, Souza PS, Santos GP, Thirupathi A, Menegali BT, Silveira PC, Silva LA, Valença SS, Pinho RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:603-610

Published Date: 22 March 2016

Relationship of airflow limitation severity with work productivity reduction and sick leave in a Japanese working population

Onoue A, Omori H, Katoh T, Kubota K, Nonami Y, Ogata Y, Inoue H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:567-575

Published Date: 16 March 2016

Cognitive status among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Roncero C, Campuzano AI, Quintano JA, Molina J, Pérez J, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:543-551

Published Date: 16 March 2016

Microparticles in sputum of COPD patients: a potential biomarker of the disease?

Lacedonia D, Carpagnano GE, Trotta T, Palladino GP, Panaro MA, Zoppo LD, Foschino Barbaro MP, Porro C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:527-533

Published Date: 14 March 2016

Treatment of patients with COPD and recurrent exacerbations: the role of infection and inflammation

Santos S, Marin A, Serra-Batlles J, de la Rosa D, Solanes I, Pomares X, López-Sánchez M, Muñoz-Esquerre M, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:515-525

Published Date: 11 March 2016

COPD phenotypes on computed tomography and its correlation with selected lung function variables in severe patients

da Silva SMD, Paschoal IA, De Capitani EM, Moreira MM, Palhares LC, Pereira MC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:503-513

Published Date: 16 March 2016

COPD assessment test and severity of airflow limitation in patients with asthma, COPD, and asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Kurashima K, Takaku Y, Ohta C, Takayanagi N, Yanagisawa T, Sugita Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:479-487

Published Date: 4 March 2016

Incidence and outcomes of patients hospitalized with COPD exacerbation with and without pneumonia

Søgaard M, Madsen M, Løkke A, Hilberg O, Sørensen HT, Thomsen RW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:455-465

Published Date: 2 March 2016

Striving for optimal bronchodilation: focus on olodaterol

Incorvaia C, Montagni M, Makri E, Riario-Sforza GG, Ridolo E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:439-444

Published Date: 1 March 2016

Validity of COPD diagnoses reported through nationwide health insurance systems in the People’s Republic of China

Kurmi OP, Vaucher J, Xiao D, Holmes MV, Guo Y, Davis KJ, Wang C, Qin H, Turnbull I, Peng P, Bian Z, Clarke R, Li L, Chen Y, Chen Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:419-430

Published Date: 1 March 2016

The utility of inflammatory markers to predict readmissions and mortality in COPD cases with or without eosinophilia [Corrigendum]

Duman D, Aksoy E, Agca MC, Kocak ND, Ozmen I, Akturk UA, Gungor S, Tepetam FM, Eroglu SA, Oztas S, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:417-418

Published Date: 1 March 2016

A cross-sectional study to assess inhalation device handling and patient satisfaction in COPD

Miravitlles M, Montero-Caballero J, Richard F, Santos S, Garcia-Rivero JL, Ortega F, Ribera X

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:407-415

Published Date: 26 February 2016

Determinants of successful completion of pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD

Brown AT, Hitchcock J, Schumann C, Wells JM, Dransfield MT, Bhatt SP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:391-397

Published Date: 25 February 2016

Early response to inhaled bronchodilators and corticosteroids as a predictor of 12-month treatment responder status and COPD exacerbations

Calverley PM, Postma DS, Anzueto AR, Make BJ, Eriksson G, Peterson S, Jenkins CR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:381-390

Published Date: 25 February 2016

Development of a spirometry T-score in the general population

Lee SW, Kim HK, Baek S, Jung JY, Kim YS, Lee JS, Lee SD, Mannino DM, Oh YM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:369-379

Published Date: 23 February 2016

Explaining the link between access-to-care factors and health care resource utilization among individuals with COPD

Kim M, Ren J, Tillis W, Asche CV, Kim IK, Kirkness CS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:357-367

Published Date: 22 February 2016

Mortality and economic burden of Krasnoyarsk region, Russia, caused by regular tobacco usage

Artyukhov IP, Arshukova IL, Dobretsova EA, Shulmin AV

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:351-355

Published Date: 22 February 2016

COPD characteristics and socioeconomic burden in Hellenic correctional institutions

Bania EG, Daniil Z, Hatzoglou C, Alexopoulos EC, Mitsiki E, Gourgoulianis KI

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:341-349

Published Date: 12 February 2016

Feasibility of spirometry in primary care to screen for COPD: a pilot study

Giraud V, Beauchet A, Gomis T, Chinet T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:335-340

Published Date: 12 February 2016

Self-management of health care behaviors for COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jolly K, Majothi S, Sitch AJ, Heneghan NR, Riley RD, Moore DJ, Bates EJ, Turner AM, Bayliss SE, Price MJ, Singh SJ, Adab P, Fitzmaurice DA, Jordan RE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:305-326

Published Date: 17 February 2016

Responsiveness of blood and sputum inflammatory cells in Japanese COPD patients, non-COPD smoking controls, and non-COPD nonsmoking controls

Kawayama T, Kinoshita T, Matsunaga K, Kobayashi A, Hayamizu T, Johnson M, Hoshino T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:295-303

Published Date: 10 February 2016

Impact of GOLD groups of chronic pulmonary obstructive disease on surgical complications

Kim HJ, Lee J, Park YS, Lee CH, Lee SM, Yim JJ, Yoo CG, Kim YW, Han SK, Choi SM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:281-287

Published Date: 10 February 2016

Comorbidities associated with COPD in the Middle East and North Africa region: association with severity and exacerbations

Mahboub B, Alzaabi A, Iqbal MN, Salhi H, Lahlou A, Tariq L, El Hasnaoui A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:273-280

Published Date: 5 February 2016

Functional respiratory imaging to assess the interaction between systemic roflumilast and inhaled ICS/LABA/LAMA

Vos W, Hajian B, De Backer J, Van Holsbeke C, Vinchurkar S, Claes R, Hufkens A, Parizel PM, Bedert L, De Backer W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:263-271

Published Date: 4 February 2016

Determinants of change in physical activity during moderate-to-severe COPD exacerbation

Esteban C, Quintana JM, Garcia-Gutierrez S, Anton-Ladislao A, Gonzalez N, Baré M, Fernández de Larrea N, Rivas-Ruiz F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:251-261

Published Date: 3 February 2016

Depression, body mass index, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a holistic approach

Catalfo G, Crea L, Lo Castro T, Magnano San Lio F, Minutolo G, Siscaro G, Vaccino N, Crimi N, Aguglia E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:239-249

Published Date: 4 February 2016

No association between exacerbation frequency and stroke in patients with COPD

Windsor C, Herrett E, Smeeth L, Quint JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:217-225

Published Date: 2 February 2016

“Frequent exacerbator” is a phenotype of poor prognosis in Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Tomioka R , Kawayama T, Suetomo M, Kinoshita T, Tokunaga Y, Imaoka H, Matsunaga K, Okamoto M, Hoshino T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:207-216

Published Date: 3 February 2016

Development of an integral assessment approach of health status in patients with obstructive airway diseases: the CORONA study [Corrigendum]

van den Akker EF, van‘t Hul AJ, Chavannes NH, Braunstahl GJ, van Bruggen A, Rutten-van Mölken MP, in ‘t Veen JC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:191-192

Published Date: 2 February 2016

Differences in the effects of Asian dust on pulmonary function between adult patients with asthma and those with asthma–chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome

Watanabe M, Noma H, Kurai J, Sano H, Ueda Y, Mikami M, Yamamoto H, Tokuyasu H, Kato K, Konishi T, Tatsukawa T, Shimizu E, Kitano H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:183-190

Published Date: 28 January 2016

Sex differences in reported and objectively measured sleep in COPD

Theorell-Haglöw J, Ólafsdóttir IS, Benediktsdóttir B, Gíslason T, Lindberg E, Janson C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:151-160

Published Date: 25 January 2016

Differences in outcomes between GOLD groups in patients with COPD in the TIOSPIR® trial

Dusser D, Wise RA, Dahl R, Anzueto A, Carter K, Fowler A, Calverley PM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:133-145

Published Date: 20 January 2016

Cost-effectiveness of combination therapy umeclidinium/vilanterol versus tiotropium in symptomatic COPD Spanish patients

Miravitlles M, Gáldiz JB, Huerta A, Villacampa A, Carcedo D, Garcia-Rio F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:123-132

Published Date: 18 January 2016

COPD exacerbations associated with the modified Medical Research Council scale and COPD assessment test among Humana Medicare members

Pasquale MK, Xu Y, Baker CL, Zou KH, Teeter JG, Renda AM, Davis CC, Lee TC, Bobula J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:111-121

Published Date: 14 January 2016

Roflumilast: a review of its use in the treatment of COPD

Wedzicha JA, Calverley PMA, Rabe KF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:81-90

Published Date: 6 January 2016

Impact of individualized care on readmissions after a hospitalization for acute exacerbation of COPD

Adamson SL, Burns J, Camp PG, Sin DD, van Eeden SF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:61-71

Published Date: 5 January 2016

Age-related annual decline of lung function in patients with COPD

Kim SJ, Lee J, Park YS, Lee CH, Yoon HI, Lee SM, Yim JJ, Kim YW, Han SK, Yoo CG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:51-60

Published Date: 30 December 2015

Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on postoperative recurrence in patients with resected non-small-cell lung cancer

Qiang GL, Liang CY, Xiao F, Yu QD, Wen HS, Song ZY, Tian YC, Shi B, Guo YQ, Liu DR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:43-49

Published Date: 29 December 2015

Cigarette smoke-induced lung inflammation in COPD mediated via LTB4/BLT1/SOCS1 pathway

Dong R, Xie L, Zhao K, Zhang Q, Zhou M, He P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:31-41

Published Date: 22 December 2015

Association of blood eosinophils and plasma periostin with FEV1 response after 3-month inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta2-agonist treatment in stable COPD patients

Park HY, Lee H, Koh WJ, Kim S, Jeong I, Koo HK, Kim TH, Kim JW, Kim WJ, Oh YM, Sin DD, Lim SY, Lee SD

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:23-30

Published Date: 22 December 2015

Efficacy and safety of fluticasone furoate/vilanterol or tiotropium in subjects with COPD at cardiovascular risk

Covelli H, Pek B, Schenkenberger I, Scott-Wilson C, Emmett A, Crim C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:1-12

Published Date: 18 December 2015

Exacerbations of COPD

Pavord ID, Jones PW, Burgel PR, Rabe KF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:21-30

Published Date: 19 February 2016

COPD: the patient perspective

Jones PW, Watz H, Wouters EFM, Cazzola M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:13-20

Published Date: 19 February 2016

Diagnosis, assessment, and phenotyping of COPD: beyond FEV1

Lange P, Halpin DM, O’Donnell DE, MacNee W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016, 11:3-12

Published Date: 18 February 2016

Endoscopic bronchial valve treatment: patient selection and special considerations [Corrigendum]

Eberhardt R, Gompelmann D, Herth FJF, Schuhmann M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2675-2676

Published Date: 18 December 2015

Adherence to GOLD guideline treatment recommendations among pulmonologists in Turkey

Sen E, Guclu SZ, Kibar I, Ocal U, Yilmaz V, Celik O, Cimen F, Topcu F, Orhun M, Tereci H, Konya A, Ar I, Saryal S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2657-2663

Published Date: 10 December 2015

Increased hypoxemia in patients with COPD and pulmonary hypertension undergoing bronchoscopy with biopsy

Neuman Y, Koslow M, Matveychuk A, Bar-Sef A, Guber A, Shitrit D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2627-2632

Published Date: 7 December 2015

The Short Physical Performance Battery is a discriminative tool for identifying patients with COPD at risk of disability

Bernabeu-Mora R, Medina-Mirapeix F, Llamazares-Herrán E, García-Guillamón G, Giménez-Giménez LM, Sánchez-Nieto JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2619-2626

Published Date: 3 December 2015

COPD exacerbation frequency and its association with health care resource utilization and costs

Dhamane AD, Moretz C, Zhou Y, Burslem K, Saverno K, Jain G, Renda A, Kaila S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2609-2618

Published Date: 3 December 2015

Switching treatments in COPD: implications for costs and treatment adherence

Braido F, Lavorini F, Blasi F, Baiardini I, Canonica GW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2601-2608

Published Date: 3 December 2015

The analyses of risk factors for COPD in the Li ethnic group in Hainan, People’s Republic of China

Ding YP, Xu JX, Yao JJ, Chen Y, He P, Ouyang YH, Niu H, Tian ZJ, Sun P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2593-2600

Published Date: 30 November 2015

Bacterial flora in the sputum and comorbidity in patients with acute exacerbations of COPD

Boixeda R, Almagro P, Díez-Manglano J, Cabrera FJ, Recio J, Martin-Garrido I, Soriano JB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2581-2591

Published Date: 1 December 2015

The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease assessment test improves the predictive value of previous exacerbations for poor outcomes in COPD

Miravitlles M, García-Sidro P, Fernández-Nistal A, Buendía MJ, Espinosa de los Monteros MJ, Esquinas C, Molina J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2571-2579

Published Date: 30 November 2015

Comparison of exercise capacity in COPD and other etiologies of chronic respiratory failure requiring non-invasive mechanical ventilation at home: retrospective analysis of 1-year follow-up

Salturk C, Karakurt Z, Takir HB, Balci M, Kargin F, Mocin OY, Gungor G, Ozmen I, Oztas S, Yalcinsoy M, Evin R, Ozturk M, Adiguzel N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2559-2569

Published Date: 26 November 2015

Effects of 12 weeks of aerobic training on autonomic modulation, mucociliary clearance, and aerobic parameters in patients with COPD

Leite MR, Ramos EMC, Kalva-Filho CA, Freire APCF, Silva BSA, Nicolino J, Toledo-Arruda AC, Papoti M, Vanderlei LCM, Ramos D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2549-2557

Published Date: 23 November 2015

Computed tomography measurement of pulmonary artery for diagnosis of COPD and its comorbidity pulmonary hypertension

Chen X, Liu K, Wang Z, Zhu Y, Zhao Y, Kong H, Xie W, Wang H

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2525-2533

Published Date: 18 November 2015

Categorization of COPD patients in Turkey via GOLD 2013 strategy document: ALPHABET study

Gunen H, Yilmaz M, Aktas O, Ergun P, Ortakoylu MG, Demir A, Cetinkaya P, Gurgun A, Otlu M, Cilli A, Yilmaz U, Kokturk N, Candemir I, Yakar HI, Ar I, Konya A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2485-2494

Published Date: 13 November 2015

The utility of inflammatory markers to predict readmissions and mortality in COPD cases with or without eosinophilia

Duman D, Aksoy E, Agca MC, Kocak ND, Ozmen I, Akturk UA, Gungor S, Tepetam FM, Eroglu SA, Oztas S, Karakurt Z

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2469-2478

Published Date: 11 November 2015

COPD in Taiwan: a National Epidemiology Survey

Cheng SL, Chan MC, Wang CC, Lin CH, Wang HC, Hsu JY, Hang LW, Chang CJ, Perng DW, Yu CJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2459-2467

Published Date: 11 November 2015

COPD: it is time to change!

Tantucci C, Pini L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2451-2457

Published Date: 11 November 2015

Predicting frequent COPD exacerbations using primary care data

Kerkhof M, Freeman D, Jones R, Chisholm A, Price DB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2439-2450

Published Date: 9 November 2015

Development of an integral assessment approach of health status in patients with obstructive airway diseases: the CORONA study

van den Akker EF, van ‘t Hul AJ, Chavannes NH, Braunstahl GJ, van Bruggen A, Rutten-van Mölken MP, in ‘t Veen JC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2413-2422

Published Date: 6 November 2015

Increased serum TRAIL and DR5 levels correlated with lung function and inflammation in stable COPD patients

Wu YQ, Shen YC, Zhang JL, Wan C, Wang T, Xu D, Yang T, Wen FQ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2405-2412

Published Date: 6 November 2015

Current care services provided for patients with COPD in the Eastern province in Saudi Arabia: a descriptive study

Alsubaiei ME, Cafarella PA, Frith PA, McEvoy RD, Effing TW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2379-2391

Published Date: 4 November 2015

Pulmonary hemodynamic profile in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [Corrigendum]

Portillo K, Torralba Y, Blanco I, Burgos F, Rodriguez-Roisin R, Rios J, Roca J, Barberà JA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2377-2378

Published Date: 4 November 2015

Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in asymptomatic smokers

Sansores RH, Velázquez-Uncal M, Pérez-Bautista O, Villalba-Caloca J, Falfán-Valencia R, Ramírez-Venegas A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2357-2363

Published Date: 2 November 2015

The importance of inhaler devices: the choice of inhaler device may lead to suboptimal adherence in COPD patients

Darbà J, Ramírez G, Sicras A, Francoli P, Torvinen S, Sánchez-de la Rosa R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2335-2345

Published Date: 29 October 2015

The phenotype of concurrent chronic bronchitis and frequent exacerbations in patients with severe COPD attending Swedish secondary care units

Sundh J, Johansson G, Larsson K, Lindén A, Löfdahl CG, Sandström T, Janson C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2327-2334

Published Date: 28 October 2015

Long-term effects of gastrectomy in patients with spirometry-defined COPD and patients at risk of COPD: a case-control study

Saito H, Nomura K, Abe S, Motegi T, Ishii T, Hattori K, Kusunoki Y, Gemma A, Kida K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2311-2318

Published Date: 29 October 2015

Health care and social care costs of pneumonia in Denmark: a register-based study of all citizens and patients with COPD in three municipalities

Brogaard SL, Nielsen MB, Nielsen LU, Albretsen TM, Bundgaard M, Anker N, Appel M, Gustavsen K, Lindkvist RM, Skjoldan A, Breinhild G, Poulsen PB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2303-2309

Published Date: 28 October 2015

Forecasting COPD hospitalization in the clinic: optimizing the chronic respiratory questionnaire

Abascal-Bolado B, Novotny PJ, Sloan JA, Karpman C, Dulohery MM, Benzo RP

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2295-2301

Published Date: 22 October 2015

Time trends in coronary revascularization procedures among people with COPD: analysis of the Spanish national hospital discharge data (2001–2011)

de Miguel-Díez J, Jiménez-García R, Hernández-Barrera V, Carrasco-Garrido P, Bueno H, Puente-Maestu L, Jimenez-Trujillo I, Alvaro-Meca A, Esteban-Hernandez J, de Andrés AL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2285-2294

Published Date: 22 October 2015

The stats are in: an update on statin use in COPD

Carlson AA, Smith EA, Reid DJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2277-2284

Published Date: 22 October 2015

Medicinal clays improve the endurance of loaded inspiratory muscles in COPD: a randomized clinical trial of nonpharmacological treatment

Baldi S, Pinna GD, Bruschi C, Caldara F, Maestri R, Dacosto E, Rezzani A, Popovich E, Bellinzona E, Crotti P, Montemartini S, Fracchia C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2235-2248

Published Date: 23 October 2015

The inevitable drift to triple therapy in COPD: an analysis of prescribing pathways in the UK

Brusselle G, Price D, Gruffydd-Jones K, Miravitlles M, Keininger DL, Stewart R, Baldwin M, Jones RC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2207-2217

Published Date: 15 October 2015

A new approach to assess COPD by identifying lung function break-points

Eriksson G, Jarenbäck L, Peterson S, Ankerst J, Bjermer L, Tufvesson E

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2193-2202

Published Date: 14 October 2015

Effect of tiotropium on lung function decline in early-stage of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: propensity score-matched analysis of real-world data

Lee HY, Choi SM, Lee J, Park YS, Lee CH, Kim DK, Lee SM, Yoon HI, Yim JJ, Kim YW, Han SK, Yoo CG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2185-2192

Published Date: 13 October 2015

A randomized multicenter Phase II study of perioperative tiotropium intervention in gastric cancer patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Fushida S, Oyama K, Kaji M, Hirono Y, Kinoshita J, Tsukada T, Nezuka H, Nakano T, Noto M, Nishijima K, Fujimura T, Ohta T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2177-2183

Published Date: 12 October 2015

Biomarker-based detection of asthma–COPD overlap syndrome in COPD populations

Tamada T, Sugiura H, Takahashi T, Matsunaga K, Kimura K, Katsumata U, Takekoshi D, Kikuchi T, Ohta K, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2169-2176

Published Date: 9 October 2015

Endoscopic bronchial valve treatment: patient selection and special considerations

Eberhardt R, Gompelmann D, Herth FJF, Schuhmann M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2147-2157

Published Date: 8 October 2015

Wheezing, a significant clinical phenotype of COPD: experience from the Taiwan Obstructive Lung Disease Study

Huang WC, Tsai YH, Wei YF, Kuo PH, Tao CW, Cheng SL, Lee CH, Wu YK, Chen NH, Hsu WH, Hsu JY, Wang CC, Lin MS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2121-2126

Published Date: 7 October 2015

A real-world evaluation of indacaterol and other bronchodilators in COPD: the INFLOW study

Juvelekian G, El-Sorougi W, Pothirat C, Yunus F, De Guia T, Kuo H, Basu Patnaik S, Pilipovic V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2109-2120

Published Date: 5 October 2015

Prevalence and risk factors for COPD in greenhouse farmers: a large, cross-sectional survey of 5,880 farmers from northeast China

Liu S, Ren YG, Wen DL, Chen Y, Chen DH, Li LY, Zhang XH, Zhang YB, Fu S, Li ZH, Xia SY, Wang DL, Chen H, Zhao J, Wang XG

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2097-2108

Published Date: 1 October 2015

Assessment of cognitive impairment in long-term oxygen therapy-dependent COPD patients

Karamanli H, Ilik F, Kayhan F, Pazarli AC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2087-2094

Published Date: 29 September 2015

Acute kidney injury in stable COPD and at exacerbation

Barakat MF, McDonald HI, Collier TJ, Smeeth L, Nitsch D, Quint JK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2067-2077

Published Date: 28 September 2015

Comparative effectiveness of budesonide/formoterol combination and tiotropium bromide among COPD patients new to these controller treatments

Trudo F, Kern DM, Davis JR, Tunceli O, Zhou S, Graham EL, Strange C, Williams SA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2055-2066

Published Date: 28 September 2015

Automated continuous quantitative measurement of proximal airways on dynamic ventilation CT: initial experience using an ex vivo porcine lung phantom

Yamashiro T, Tsubakimoto M, Nagatani Y, Moriya H, Sakuma K, Tsukagoshi S, Inokawa H, Kimoto T, Teramoto R, Murayama S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2045-2054

Published Date: 25 September 2015

Long-term evaluation of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD

Grosbois JM, Gicquello A, Langlois C, Le Rouzic O, Bart F, Wallaert B, Chenivesse C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2037-2044

Published Date: 25 September 2015

Budgetary impact analysis on funding smoking-cessation drugs in patients with COPD in Spain

Jiménez-Ruiz CA, Solano-Reina S, Signes-Costa J, Higes-Martinez E, Granda-Orive JI, Lorza-Blasco JJ, Riesco-Miranda JA, Altet-Gomez N, Barrueco M, Oyagüez I, Rejas J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2027-2036

Published Date: 24 September 2015

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with impaired disease control in asthma–COPD overlap syndrome patients

Odler B, Ivancsó I, Somogyi V, Benke K, Tamási L, Gálffy G, Szalay B, Müller V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2017-2025

Published Date: 24 September 2015

Pathogens in COPD exacerbations identified by comprehensive real-time PCR plus older methods

Shimizu K, Yoshii Y, Morozumi M, Chiba N, Ubukata K, Uruga H, Hanada S, Saito N, Kadota T, Ito S, Wakui H, Takasaka N, Minagawa S, Kojima J, Hara H, Numata T, Kawaishi M, Saito K, Araya J, Kaneko Y, Nakayama K, Kishi K, Kuwano K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:2009-2016

Published Date: 23 September 2015

Proteoglycan 4 is a diagnostic biomarker for COPD

Lee KY, Chuang HC, Chen TT, Liu WT, Su CL, Feng PH, Chiang LL, Bien MY, Ho SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1999-2007

Published Date: 18 September 2015

Assessments of endothelial function and arterial stiffness are reproducible in patients with COPD

Rodriguez-Miguelez P, Seigler N, Bass L, Dillard TA, Harris RA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1977-1986

Published Date: 16 September 2015

Protein networks in induced sputum from smokers and COPD patients

Baraniuk JN, Casado B, Pannell LK, McGarvey PB, Boschetto P, Luisetti M, Iadarola P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1957-1975

Published Date: 15 September 2015

Factors associated with the prescription of inhaled corticosteroids in GOLD group A and B patients with COPD – subgroup analysis of the Taiwan obstructive lung disease cohort

Wei YF, Kuo PH, Tsai YH, Tao CW, Cheng SL, Lee CH, Wu YK, Chen NH, Hsu WH, Hsu JY, Lin MS, Wang CC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1951-1956

Published Date: 14 September 2015

Sonographic evaluation of diaphragmatic dysfunction in COPD patients

Scheibe N, Sosnowski N, Pinkhasik A, Vonderbank S, Bastian A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1925-1930

Published Date: 11 September 2015

Effect of indacaterol on lung deflation improves cardiac performance in hyperinflated COPD patients: an interventional, randomized, double-blind clinical trial

Santus P, Radovanovic D, Di Marco S, Valenti V, Raccanelli R, Blasi F, Centanni S, Bussotti M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1917-1923

Published Date: 11 September 2015

Physical inactivity and arterial stiffness in COPD

Sievi NA, Franzen D, Kohler M, Clarenbach CF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1891-1897

Published Date: 10 September 2015

Comparative efficacy of combination bronchodilator therapies in COPD: a network meta-analysis

Huisman EL, Cockle SM, Ismaila AS, Karabis A, Punekar YS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1863-1881

Published Date: 9 September 2015

The relationship between anthropometric indicators and walking distance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ho SC, Hsu MF, Kuo HP, Wang JY, Chen LF, Lee KY, Chuang HC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1857-1862

Published Date: 8 September 2015

Roflumilast in COPD: a Brazilian perspective

Stirbulov R, Jardim JR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1853-1855

Published Date: 8 September 2015

Balance impairment and systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Tudorache E, Oancea C, Avram C, Fira-Mladinescu O, Petrescu L, Timar B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1847-1852

Published Date: 8 September 2015

Does eosinophilic COPD exacerbation have a better patient outcome than non-eosinophilic in the intensive care unit?

Saltürk C, Karakurt Z, Adiguzel N, Kargin F, Sari R, Celik ME, Takir HB, Tuncay E, Sogukpinar O, Ciftaslan N, Mocin O, Gungor G, Oztas S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1837-1846

Published Date: 8 September 2015

The relationship between cough-specific quality of life and abdominal muscle endurance, fatigue, and depression in patients with COPD

Arikan H, Savci S, Calik-Kutukcu E, Vardar-Yagli N, Saglam M, Inal-Ince D, Coplu L

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1829-1835

Published Date: 7 September 2015

Lung function decline rates according to GOLD group in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Kim J, Yoon HI, Oh YM, Lim SY, Lee JH, Kim TH, Lee SY, Lee JH, Lee SD, Lee CH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1819-1827

Published Date: 7 September 2015

Association between vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and osteoporosis in patients with COPD

Kim SW, Lee JM, Ha JH, Kang HH, Rhee CK, Kim JW, Moon HS, Baek KH, Lee SH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1809-1817

Published Date: 4 September 2015

Personalized pulmonary rehabilitation and occupational therapy based on cardiopulmonary exercise testing for patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Maekura R, Hiraga T, Miki K, Kitada S, Miki M, Yoshimura K, Yamamoto H, Kawabe T, Mori M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1787-1800

Published Date: 3 September 2015

Epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population-based study in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia

Artyukhov IP, Arshukova IL, Dobretsova EA, Dugina TA, Shulmin AV, Demko IV

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1781-1786

Published Date: 2 September 2015

Bronchodilators use in patients with COPD

Dong YH, Hsu CL, Li YY, Chang CH, Lai MS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1769-1779

Published Date: 1 September 2015

Is a previous diagnosis of asthma a reliable criterion for asthma–COPD overlap syndrome in a patient with COPD?

Barrecheguren M, Román-Rodríguez M, Miravitlles M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1745-1752

Published Date: 1 September 2015

Low bone mineral density in COPD patients with osteoporosis is related to low daily physical activity and high COPD assessment test scores

Liu WT, Kuo HP, Liao TH, Chiang LL, Chen LF, Hsu MF, Chuang HC, Lee KY, Huang CD, Ho SC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1737-1744

Published Date: 1 September 2015

C-reactive protein levels in stable COPD patients: a case-control study

Silva DR, Gazzana MB, Knorst MM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1719-1725

Published Date: 31 August 2015

Case finding for COPD in primary care: a qualitative study of the views of health professionals

Haroon S, Jordan RE, Fitzmaurice DA, Adab P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1711-1718

Published Date: 28 August 2015

Benzodiazepine use in COPD: empirical evidence from Norway

Halvorsen T, Martinussen PE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1695-1702

Published Date: 27 August 2015

Efficacy and safety of the long-acting β2-agonist olodaterol over 4 weeks in Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ichinose M, Takizawa A, Izumoto T, Tadayasu Y, Hamilton AL, Kunz C, Fukuchi Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1673-1683

Published Date: 20 August 2015

Modified Medical Research Council scale vs Baseline Dyspnea Index to evaluate dyspnea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Perez T, Burgel PR, Paillasseur JL, Caillaud D, Deslée G, Chanez P, Roche N

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1663-1672

Published Date: 18 August 2015

Relationship between linear and nonlinear dynamics of heart rate and impairment of lung function in COPD patients

Mazzuco A, Medeiros WM, Sperling MP, Souza AS, Alencar MC, Arbex FF, Neder JA, Arena R, Borghi-Silva A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1651-1661

Published Date: 17 August 2015

Differences in the use of spirometry between rural and urban primary care centers in Spain

Márquez-Martín E, Soriano JB, Calle Rubio M, Lopez-Campos JL

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1633-1639

Published Date: 17 August 2015

Discrepancies between modified Medical Research Council dyspnea score and COPD assessment test score in patients with COPD

Rhee CK, Kim JW, Hwang YI, Lee JH, Jung KS, Lee MG, Yoo KH, Lee SH, Shin KC, Yoon HK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1623-1631

Published Date: 12 August 2015

VitalQPlus: a potential screening tool for early diagnosis of COPD

Sui CF, Ming LC, Neoh CF, Ibrahim B

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1613-1622

Published Date: 11 August 2015

Safety of inhaled glycopyrronium in patients with COPD: a comprehensive analysis of clinical studies and post-marketing data

D’Urzo AD, Kerwin EM, Chapman KR, Decramer M, DiGiovanni R, D’Andrea P, Hu H, Goyal P, Altman P

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1599-1612

Published Date: 11 August 2015

Thiazolidinediones are associated with a reduced risk of COPD exacerbations

Rinne ST, Liu CF, Feemster LC, Collins BF, Bryson CL, O’Riordan TG, Au DH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1591-1597

Published Date: 10 August 2015

Major affective disorders in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease compared with other chronic respiratory diseases

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Pisalthanapuna S, Chetsadaphan N, Inchai J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1583-1590

Published Date: 7 August 2015

Comorbidities in obstructive lung disease in Korea: data from the fourth and fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Park HJ, Leem AY, Lee SH, Song JH, Park MS, Kim YS, Kim SK, Chang J, Chung KS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1571-1582

Published Date: 7 August 2015

Relationship between blood levels of heavy metals and lung function based on the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey IV–V

Leem AY, Kim SK, Chang J, Kang YA, Kim YS, Park MS, Kim SY, Kim EY, Chung KS, Jung JY

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1559-1570

Published Date: 6 August 2015

Relation between systemic inflammatory markers, peripheral muscle mass, and strength in limb muscles in stable COPD patients

Ferrari R, Caram LMO, Faganello MM, Sanchez FF, Tanni SE, Godoy I

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1553-1558

Published Date: 6 August 2015

Palliative care in COPD: an unmet area for quality improvement

Vermylen JH, Szmuilowicz E, Kalhan R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1543-1551

Published Date: 6 August 2015

Value of systematic intervention for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a regional Japanese city based on case detection rate and medical cost

Tawara Y, Senjyu H, Tanaka K, Tanaka T, Asai M, Kozu R, Tabusadani M, Honda S, Sawai T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1531-1542

Published Date: 3 August 2015

Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among patients with systemic arterial hypertension without respiratory symptoms

Rabahi MF, Pereira SA, Silva Júnior JL, Rezende AP, Castro da Costa A, Corrêa KS, Conde MB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1525-1529

Published Date: 31 July 2015

Epithelial mesenchymal transition in smokers: large versus small airways and relation to airflow obstruction

Mahmood MQ, Sohal SS, Shukla SD, Ward C, Hardikar A, Noor WD, Muller HK, Knight DA, Walters EH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1515-1524

Published Date: 4 August 2015

Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction by endobronchial valve in advanced emphysema: the first Asian report

Park TS, Hong Y, Lee JS, Oh SY, Lee SM, Kim N, Seo JB, Oh YM, Lee SD, Lee SW

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1501-1511

Published Date: 29 July 2015

Is asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease associated with walking endurance in patients with COPD?

Sun KS, Lin MS, Chen YJ, Chen YY, Chen SC, Chen W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1487-1492

Published Date: 29 July 2015

Variants in multiple genes polymorphism association analysis of COPD in the Chinese Li population

Ding Y, Yang D, Zhou L, Xu J, Chen Y, He P, Yao J, Chen J, Niu H, Sun P, Jin T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1455-1463

Published Date: 27 July 2015

Positioning new pharmacotherapies for COPD

Barjaktarevic IZ, Arredondo AF, Cooper CB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1427-1442

Published Date: 24 July 2015

Validation of an administrative claims-based diagnostic code for pneumonia in a US-based commercially insured COPD population

Kern DM, Davis J, Williams SA, Tunceli O, Wu B, Hollis S, Strange C, Trudo F

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1417-1425

Published Date: 23 July 2015

Smoking duration, respiratory symptoms, and COPD in adults aged ≥45 years with a smoking history

Liu Y, Pleasants RA, Croft JB, Wheaton AG, Heidari K, Malarcher AM, Ohar JA, Kraft M, Mannino DM, Strange C

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1409-1416

Published Date: 21 July 2015

Is dynamometry able to infer the risk of muscle mass loss in patients with COPD?

Ramos D, Bertolini GN, Leite MR, Carvalho Junior LCS, da Silva Pestana PR, Santos VR, Fortaleza ACS, Rodrigues FMM, Ramos EMC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1403-1407

Published Date: 21 July 2015

Constant-load exercise decreases the serum concentration of myeloperoxidase in healthy smokers and smokers with COPD

Holz O, Roepcke S, Watz H, Tegtbur U, Lahu G, Hohlfeld JM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1393-1402

Published Date: 21 July 2015

Characteristics of prevalent and new COPD cases in Greece: the GOLDEN study

Mitsiki E, Bania E, Varounis C, Gourgoulianis KI, Alexopoulos EC

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1371-1382

Published Date: 20 July 2015

Self-reported alcohol intake and risk of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective cohort study

Wetherbee EE, Niewoehner DE, Sisson JH, Lindberg SM, Connett JE, Kunisaki KM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1363-1370

Published Date: 20 July 2015

Underdiagnosis and prognosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after percutaneous coronary intervention: a prospective study

Almagro P, Lapuente A, Pareja J, Yun S, Garcia ME, Padilla F, Heredia JL, De la Sierra A, Soriano JB

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1353-1361

Published Date: 16 July 2015

Clinical significance of laryngopharyngeal reflux in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Jung YH, Lee DY, Kim DW, Park SS, Heo EY, Chung HS, Kim DK

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1343-1351

Published Date: 15 July 2015

Underrecognized comorbidities of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Miłkowska-Dymanowska J, Białas AJ, Zalewska-Janowska A, Górski P, Piotrowski WJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1331-1341

Published Date: 15 July 2015

What pulmonologists think about the asthma–COPD overlap syndrome

Miravitlles M, Alcázar B, Alvarez FJ, Bazús T, Calle M, Casanova C, Cisneros C, de-Torres JP, Entrenas LM, Esteban C, García-Sidro P, Cosio BG, Huerta A, Iriberri M, Izquierdo JL, López-Viña A, López-Campos JL, Martínez-Moragón E, Pérez de Llano L, Perpiñá M, Ros JA, Serrano J, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Torrego A, Urrutia I, Plaza V

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1321-1330

Published Date: 15 July 2015

Pulmonary hemodynamic profile in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Portillo K, Torralba Y, Blanco I, Burgos F, Rodriguez-Roisin R, Rios J, Roca J, Barberà JA

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1313-1320

Published Date: 14 July 2015

Pathological and radiological correlation in an autopsy case of combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema

Karata H, Tanaka T, Egashira R, Tabata K, Otani K, Hayashi R, Hori T, Fukuoka J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1299-1303

Published Date: 8 July 2015

Evaluating inhaler use technique in COPD patients

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Pisalthanapuna S, Chetsadaphan N, Choomuang W

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1291-1298

Published Date: 8 July 2015

Prevalence of chronic kidney diseases in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: assessment based on glomerular filtration rate estimated from creatinine and cystatin C levels

Yoshizawa T, Okada K, Furuichi S, Ishiguro T, Yoshizawa A, Akahoshi T, Gon Y, Akashiba T, Hosokawa Y, Hashimoto S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1283-1289

Published Date: 6 July 2015

Effects of pharmacologic treatment based on airflow limitation and breathlessness on daily physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Minakata Y, Morishita Y, Ichikawa T, Akamatsu K, Hirano T, Nakanishi M, Matsunaga K, Ichinose M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1275-1282

Published Date: 3 July 2015

Systemic signs of neutrophil mobilization during clinically stable periods and during exacerbations in smokers with obstructive pulmonary disease

Andelid K, Andersson A, Yoshihara S, Åhrén C, Jirholt P, Ekberg-Jansson A, Lindén A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1253-1263

Published Date: 30 June 2015

Identification of genetic variants in the TNF promoter associated with COPD secondary to tobacco smoking and its severity

Reséndiz-Hernández JM, Sansores RH, Hernández-Zenteno RJ, Vargas-Alarcón G, Colín-Barenque L, Velázquez-Uncal M, Camarena A, Ramírez-Venegas A, Falfán-Valencia R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1241-1251

Published Date: 29 June 2015

Postural control in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review

Porto EF, Castro AAM, Schmidt VGS, Rabelo HM, Kümpel C, Nascimento OA, Jardim JR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1233-1239

Published Date: 29 June 2015

COPD in patients with stable heart failure in the primary care setting

Valk MJ, Broekhuizen BD, Mosterd A, Zuithoff NP, Hoes AW, Rutten FH

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1219-1224

Published Date: 26 June 2015

Peak expiratory flow rate as a surrogate for forced expiratory volume in 1 second in COPD severity classification in Thailand

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Liwsrisakun C, Bumroongkit C, Deesomchok A, Theerakittikul T, Limsukon A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1213-1218

Published Date: 25 June 2015

Influence of pulmonary emphysema on COPD assessment test-oriented categorization in GOLD document

Suzuki T, Tada Y, Kawata N, Ikari J, Kasahara Y, Sakurai Y, Iesato K, Nishimura R, West J, Tatsumi K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1199-1205

Published Date: 19 June 2015

Small airway dysfunction and flow and volume bronchodilator responsiveness in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Pisi R, Aiello M, Zanini A, Tzani P, Paleari D, Marangio E, Spanevello A, Nicolini G, Chetta A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1191-1197

Published Date: 19 June 2015

Test-retest reliability of lower limb isokinetic endurance in COPD: a comparison of angular velocities

Ribeiro F, Lépine PA, Garceau-Bolduc C, Coats V, Allard E, Maltais F, Saey D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1163-1172

Published Date: 18 June 2015

Bronchial hyperresponsiveness, airway inflammation, and reversibility in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Zanini A, Cherubino F, Zampogna E, Croce S, Pignatti P, Spanevello A

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1155-1161

Published Date: 17 June 2015

Effects of indacaterol versus tiotropium on respiratory mechanics assessed by the forced oscillation technique in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Inui N, Matsushima S, Kato S, Yasui H, Kono M, Fujisawa T, Enomoto N, Nakamura Y, Toyoshima M, Suda T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1139-1146

Published Date: 17 June 2015

Roflumilast, a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor, induces phagocytic activity in Greek COPD patients

Porpodis K, Domvri K, Zarogoulidis P, Petridis D, Tsirgogianni K, Papaioannou A, Hatzizisi O, Kioumis I, Liaka A, Kikidaki V, Lampaki S, Organtzis J, Zarogoulidis K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1123-1128

Published Date: 15 June 2015

Comprehensive analysis of gene-expression profile in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Wei L, Xu D, Qian YC, Huang GY, Ma W, Liu FY, Shen YH, Wang ZF, Li L, Zhang SF, Chen YF

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1103-1109

Published Date: 10 June 2015

Screening of COPD patients for abdominal aortic aneurysm

Flessenkaemper IH, Loddenkemper R, Roll S, Enke-Melzer K, Wurps H, Bauer TT

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1085-1091

Published Date: 10 June 2015

The reasons for triple therapy in stable COPD patients in Japanese clinical practice

Miyazaki M, Nakamura H, Takahashi S, Chubachi S, Sasaki M, Haraguchi M, Terai H, Ishii M, Fukunaga K, Tasaka S, Soejima K, Asano K, Betsuyaku T

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1053-1059

Published Date: 4 June 2015

A comparative study of COPD burden between urban vs rural communities in northern Thailand

Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Pisalthanapuna S, Chetsadaphan N, Inchai J

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1035-1042

Published Date: 2 June 2015

Lobe-based computed tomography assessment of airway diameter, airway or vessel number, and emphysema extent in relation to the clinical outcomes of COPD

Kurashima K, Takaku Y, Hoshi T, Kanauchi T, Nakamoto K, Takayanagi N, Yanagisawa T, Sugita Y, Kawabata Y

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1027-1033

Published Date: 2 June 2015

LANTERN: a randomized study of QVA149 versus salmeterol/fluticasone combination in patients with COPD

Zhong N, Wang C, Zhou X, Zhang N, Humphries M, Wang L, Thach C, Patalano F, Banerji D

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:1015-1026

Published Date: 5 June 2015

Novel aspects of pathogenesis and regeneration mechanisms in COPD

Bagdonas E, Raudoniute J, Bruzauskaite I, Aldonyte R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:995-1013

Published Date: 2 June 2015

Prognostic factors for clinical failure of exacerbations in elderly outpatients with moderate-to-severe COPD

Wilson R, Anzueto A, Miravitlles M, Arvis P, Haverstock D, Trajanovic M, Sethi S

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:985-993

Published Date: 2 June 2015

Evaluation of the COPD Assessment Test and GOLD patient types: a cross-sectional analysis

Lopez-Campos JL, Fernandez-Villar A, Calero-Acuña C, Represas-Represas C, Lopez-Ramírez C, Fernández VL, Soler-Cataluña JJ, Casamor R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:975-984

Published Date: 27 May 2015

Factors associated with inadequate diagnosis of COPD: On-Sint cohort analysis

Fernández-Villar A, López-Campos JL, Represas Represas C, Marín Barrera L, Leiro Fernández V, López Ramírez C, Casamor R

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:961-967

Published Date: 18 May 2015

Clinical, physiological, and radiological features of asthma–chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome

Suzuki T, Tada Y, Kawata N, Matsuura Y, Ikari J, Kasahara Y, Tatsumi K

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:947-954

Published Date: 15 May 2015

Expiratory flow limitation relates to symptoms during COPD exacerbations requiring hospital admission

Jetmalani K, Timmins S, Brown NJ, Diba C, Berend N, Salome CM, Wen FQ, Chen P, King GG, Farah CS

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:939-945

Published Date: 14 May 2015

Effect of N-acetylcysteine in COPD patients with different microsomal epoxide hydrolase genotypes

Zhang JQ, Zhang JQ, Liu H, Zhao ZH, Fang LZ, Liu L, Fu WP, Shu JK, Feng JG, Dai LM

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:917-923

Published Date: 13 May 2015

Supported self-management for patients with COPD who have recently been discharged from hospital: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Majothi S, Jolly K, Heneghan NR, Price MJ, Riley RD, Turner AM, Bayliss SE, Moore DJ, Singh SJ, Adab P, Fitzmaurice DA, Jordan RE

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:853-867

Published Date: 29 April 2015

Is intrathoracic tracheal collapsibility correlated to clinical phenotypes and sex in patients with COPD?

Camiciottoli G, Diciotti S, Bigazzi F, Lombardo S, Bartolucci M, Paoletti M, Mascalchi M, Pistolesi M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:843-852

Published Date: 28 April 2015

Do females behave differently in COPD exacerbation?

Kilic H, Kokturk N, Sari G, Cakir M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:823-830

Published Date: 24 April 2015

Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein cannot differentiate bacterial or viral infection in COPD exacerbation requiring emergency department visits

Chang CH, Tsao KC, Hu HC, Huang CC, Kao KC, Chen NH, Yang CT, Tsai YH, Hsieh MJ

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:767-774

Published Date: 13 April 2015

Differential changes in quality of life components over 5 years in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Nagai K, Makita H, Suzuki M, Shimizu K, Konno S, Ito YM, Nishimura M

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:745-757

Published Date: 10 April 2015

Patient preferences in severe COPD and asthma: a comprehensive literature review

Bereza BG, Troelsgaard Nielsen A, Valgardsson S, Hemels MEH, Einarson TR

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2015, 10:739-744

Published Date: 8 April 2015